WASHINGTON (RNS) The absolutism of polarized abortion activists on both sides betrays the more ambivalent views of rank-and-file Americans.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) Perhaps the influence of the National Council of Churches was overinflated during its heyday a half-century ago, but it is a mistake to ignore the people behind the NCC.
(RNS) Old ideas just need to be abandoned and something fresh and responsive allowed to emerge. Old ideas always benefit someone, and those someones tend to push back to protect their benefits. But that self-protective push-back isn’t a viable strategy.
Our resident religion & politics guru Mark Silk assesses the religious layout of 12 battleground states – and explains why religion will matter on Election Day.
(RNS) Conservative commentators like Rupert Murdoch's stable and Ross Douthat of The New York Times are feasting on what they perceive as the “death” of “liberal Christianity.” Their next round of emotional and financial blackmail won't find much of an audience. By Tom Ehrich.