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Billionaire Bishop Charged With Bilking Brazil's Pentacostals, Sending Money to US

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 11.21.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

After a long investigation by the federal police Brazil's attorney general is finally litigating the big fraud and racketeering case against the self-anointed Pentecostal Bishop Edir Macedo.

Evangelicals Don't Believe Life Begins At Conception

Jonathan Dudley | Posted 09.20.2011 | Religion
Jonathan Dudley

It makes little sense to reject pacifism, to insist abortion is morally equivalent to the organized slaughter of millions of children and then to say that violence should never be used to end abortion.

The Trouble With Christian Labels

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 10.16.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

As I read the recent profile of Michele Bachmann in The New Yorker, it was painfully clear that the what-is-an-evangelical question remains largely unanswered for many who live outside the born-again bubble.

Could Same-Sex Marriage Benefit Traditional Marriage?

Gabe Lyons | Posted 02.07.2012 | Religion
Gabe Lyons

Is it conceivable that as the focus of many Christians narrowed to the political debates surrounding "marriage," that our attention was diverted from assessing the health of our own marriages?

Taking My Grandmother Into My Heart

Andrew Himes | Posted 08.29.2011 | Religion
Andrew Himes

At the age of 39, after my Gram's funeral, I took my grandmother into my heart. What would my life be like if I showed other people the same unconditional love she showed me?

Pray The Gay Away?

Samara O'Shea | Posted 06.06.2013 | Religion
Samara O'Shea

Then there are a brave few who will not give up their beliefs or their same-sex love. One of those courageous people is Spazz.

Do Atheists Belong In The Interfaith Movement?

Chris Stedman | Posted 08.14.2011 | Religion
Chris Stedman

In my experience, interfaith work doesn't require that people check their convictions at the door, and if the only thing keeping atheists from participating is a semantic disagreement with the word "faith," I think that is a missed opportunity.

Romney's Evangelical Problem

Neil J. Young | Posted 08.07.2011 | Religion
Neil J. Young

Evangelicals have continued to be concerned by Mormonism. Google "Mormon" and "cult" and you'll generate over three million hits, many of which lead to evangelical ministries aimed at converting Mormons away from their faith.

Predicting Religion's Future

David Briggs | Posted 07.28.2011 | Religion
David Briggs

If it seems foolhardy to forecast the date of the apocalypse, predicting the future of religion is not so far-fetched, as some scholars say they have an increasing number of scientific tools to make such projections.

Enraptured By Joy

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion
Dr. Susan Corso

What is it about Christians that seems to want the Rapture? Has Christianity become so craven that those who are mired in the swamp of it can't wait to get out? That makes me sad because that's not what Christianity is, not by any stretch.

Howard Fineman On The Race For The 2012 Republican Nomination

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

The Huffington Post's Howard Fineman was on MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews, discussing the race for the Republican nomination in the 2012 presid...

Baseball Player Stuggles Between Greed And God

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Tim Townsend St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS -- As contract talks broke down between Albert Pujols and the Cardinals, St. Louis baseball fans be...

Who Gets Into Heaven? (VIDEO)

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

To "prove" that only Christians can get into heaven, Christians most commonly rely on John 14:6: "No one comes to the Father except through me." But is that what those words really mean?

100 Reasons for a Christmas Miracle

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Advent is a season of hope. The DREAM Act has been before Congress for the past 10 years. The time for waiting is over. It is time for the Senate to give hope and a future to hundreds of thousands of other DREAMers across the US.

Senators Kyl and DeMint Exploit Faith for Political Means

Burns Strider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Burns Strider

While American troops will be working through the Christmas holidays, putting their lives on the line for our safety and while millions of Christians ...

Controversy in Wisconsin

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

When we have controversy and conflict within the church and speak badly of one another as Christians, it actually turns people away from Christ.

Immigration Reform: A Victim of Misinformation?

Sue Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sue Wilson

Now that the President has made his speech on immigration, pressure is ratcheting up on both sides of the aisle. Lets The Everyman Pass Judgment On The Church

Christine Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christine Wicker

Now you can church shop without leaving home.

A Flawed Step Forward on Health Care Reform

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

We all know how much the media love conflict, and they have fallen in love with the health care debate. To say the process hasn't been pretty would be one of the biggest Washington understatements in years.

A Step Toward Recovery from Our Oil Addiction

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jim Wallis

Moving toward a "clean energy economy" will require more than just a re-wiring of the energy grid; it will also take a re-wiring of ourselves -- a conversion, really, of our habits of the heart.

Biblical Social Justice and Glenn Beck

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Glenn Beck says Christians should leave their social justice churches, so I say Christians should leave Beck. Beck attacks the very heart of our Christian faith, and Christians should no longer watch his show.

6 Questions for an Atheist Undercover in an Evangelical Church

Benyamin Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Benyamin Cohen

If evangelical Christians believed they not only had a right to meddle in what I believed, but also in how my government operated, I thought I had a right to know who they were.

Why Conservative Christians So Often Fail the Common Good (Part I)

Richard T. Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
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Richard T. Hughes

Why do so many evangelical and fundamentalist Christians so often disregard two requirements that are central to the bible and to the teachings of Jesus: peacemaking and justice for the poor?

Let's Get Theological on Health Care and Warfare

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Anyone care to provide a theological foundation for the Republican policy preferences for the rich and for war? I would really like to see it.

4 Reasons Sarah Palin Loves Jews

R.J. Fried | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
R.J. Fried

The Jewish people have found their Moses and her name is Sarah Palin. During Palin's pitch perfect speech at the National Tea Party convention in Nas...