Jerry Falwell Jr., the evangelical university president, said “good people” with concealed weapons could “end those Muslims before they walked in.” He later tweeted he meant “Islamic terrorists.”
Articles tagged “Southern Baptist”
The “Every Living Thing” initiative will begin a yearlong effort to engage Christians in dialogue around the biblical mandate to care for animals.
(RNS) “The 20th century had no greater champion of religious freedom — of conscience — than James Dunn,” said Oliver “Buzz” Thomas, former general counsel of the Baptist Joint Committee.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Being a pastor is “the greatest preparation that a person can have for public service,” Huckabee said in a 2007 interview.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Mormon officials, who sponsor more Boy Scout troops than any other organization, say they are “satisfied” with the Scouts’ latest compromise on allowing gay members.
(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) Pollsters and politicians hunting for the rare and elusive undecided voter might want to train their sights on the pulpit. By Daniel Burke.
(RNS) A large-scale Bible museum will open in Washington, D.C., within four years, say planners who have been touring the world with portions of their collection. By Adelle M. Banks.
(RNS) The Southern Baptist Convention's top public policy official called activists Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton “racial ambulance chasers” who are fomenting a “mob mentality” over the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. By David Gibson.