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Left Behind: Bad Fiction, Bad Faith Given the popularity and persistence of “biblical prophecy” thinking that packages paranoia as faith and sees in first century sacred texts accurate predictions of 21st century catastrophe, let’s take a closer look at the series of best-selling books that has fed the fantasies: the “Left Behind” novels of Tim [...]
Abraham Lincoln’s God During a presidential election year, when politicians tend to invoke the name of God for partisan purposes, or “explain” various tragedies by blaming both God and the victims, Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address offers a refreshing alternative.
If you saw Franklin Graham on Morning Joe earlier this week, you saw him imply that President Obama is a Muslim even while avoiding saying so directly. It was a spectacle of smarmy inuendo. Tell @samaritanspurse to fire @franklin_graham for spreading lies about Obama’s faith: http://t.co/aT4QgAun Rick Santorum didn’t do any better during the debate last [...]
What Would a Faith Based Politics Actually Look Like? Given the invocation of the name of God in political campaigns, especially during a presidential election year, with nearly every candidate ending every speech with the phrase “God Bless America,” one might well ask what a faith based politics might actually look like. In recent years, it [...]
A Wall That Should Not Fall Monica Goodling, a graduate of Pat Robertson’s Regent Law School thought that the wall of separation between church and state was a “fiction” and proceeded to hire fellow believers for positions in the White House and at the Justice Department … not so much because of their politics, as [...]
Will A Real Biblical Politics Please Stand Up? What is the connection, if any, between the Bible and politics? A political agenda actually based on the Bible might surprise some Christians.
US Senate Turns Back Gay Marriage Ban The US Senate has defeated a proposed constitutional amendment that would prohibit voters in any state or city in the republic from recognizing gay marriage or even civil unions, even though there are millions of Americans now living faithfully in such relationships, attending our churches, raising children and [...]
The Defense of Marriage Act, in our opinion, does nothing to “defend marriage.” Rather it denies GLBT people the same rights to marriage that other people have. This is discimination plain and simple. To join in the fight to repeal DOMA. Add your name urging Congress to end DOMA! http://bit.ly/gHXJkB #Equality
International piracy ought to be dealt with by an international naval force like the coast guard.