WASHINGTON (RNS) For 16 years, the Rev. C. Welton Gaddy has split his time between advocating for religious freedom in Washington and preaching on Sundays in Louisiana. Starting next month, he’ll only have one job.
Articles tagged “Richard Land”
(RNS) Southern Evangelical Seminary and Bible College in Matthews, N.C., claims it’s the first in the world to use a robot to study the ethics of emerging technologies.
(RNS) After top Southern Baptist and Assemblies of God leaders visited Brigham Young University, is there a detente — perhaps more practical than theological — between evangelicals and Mormons?
WASHINGTON (RNS) “Jesus is convictional,” Russell Moore said in an interview as he began to adjust to his Washington office just off Capitol Hill. “He speaks clearly about sin, righteousness and judgment but Jesus is not panicked or outraged.”
(RNS) Now that Boy Scout delegates have taken their long-awaited vote and permitted openly gay Scouts, will there be a mass exodus by religious groups? It depends on who you ask.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Evangelicals’ tentative endorsement of the Senate’s immigration blueprint could be key because more than any other religious group, white evangelicals harbor the most reservations about opening citizenship to immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally.
(RNS) Richard Land, who is retiring from his longtime job as policy point man for the Southern Baptists after a series of controversies, will take over as head of an evangelical seminary in North Carolina.
(RNS) Russell Moore, the dean of theology at the Southern Baptist Convention’s flagship seminary, has been named the next president of the denomination’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.
(RNS) Evangelist Billy Graham has rubbed elbows with celebrities ranging from presidents to journalists to musicians. In “Billy Graham & Me,” a new book in the “Chicken Soup for the Soul’’ franchise that was released Tuesday, 101 people who have met Graham on the public stage share their private memories of the 94-year-old preacher.
(RNS) A Catholic hospital in Colorado has argued in court documents that it is not liable for the deaths of two 7-month-old fetuses because those fetuses are not people.