In the new, anti-gay "Manhattan Declaration" scores of Christian signatories reveal the intellectual and moral bankruptcy of their obsessive persecution of gay people.
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Whatever church those people do go to, they are taught hate and fear, not the Christian love I grew up with. They both hate gays and fear them.
Next week, "nonpartisan" Susan Hutchison will be vying for the role of County Executive in King County, Washington. Is she a stealth right-winger and closest fundamentalist as some are saying?
On hearing the words of the Reverend Pat Robertson: A prayer for the people of Haiti.
The ideological link between the members of the Family on C-Street to the Ugandan fascists wanting to kill gays can be best summed up by looking at several quotes from RJ Rushdoony.
I have issued an invitation to Carrie to let me produce an album with her. But what songs to record?That's where you -- the HuffPost readers -- come in. Please submit your suggestions.
Advice for candidates from a former fundie.
One thing I learned not long after finishing my Spanish degree was -- never volunteer to translate anythi...
This is a wild one.
Artist Jon McNaughton of Utah has created a painting inspired by a vision he received during the 2008 elections. The painting...
Arianna joined The Nation's Ari Melber and former evangelist Frank Schaeffer on The Joy Behar Show Thursday. The panel weighed in on evangelist Pat Ro...
"Herod care" anyone?
The Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, head of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference led last night's "prayercast" co-spons...
I decided to prepare a prayer this year for my family -- one that eschewed dogmatic, patriarchal language. Please modify it to fit your own religious, spiritual, skeptical, or atheistic beliefs.
When Rebiblicans (Republicans) pose as moderates and change agents, they have just exposed soft tissue.
When conservatives squawk about the Bible having been twisted along the way by political bias, our first response should be -- they're right.
The religious right, the gun-carrying paranoids all have one thing in common: they are taking a libertarian/religious view to an extreme that will unhinge this country.
Many of the ideas in the Political Right ignore about 50 years of social science -- but not in their book. Or on the TV they watch. Or the radio they listen to. Or the magazines they read.
Today the right wing America haters actually are doing to America what no "illegal" immigrants ever do: work to overthrow our democracy and replace it with a theocracy.
Religious right professionals are using religion as an excuse to perpetrate lies and deception. That's what happened in California and that's what is now underway in Maine.
Republican Gomorrah shows that many of the radical Right's leading figures have more in common than just the power they command within GOP ranks.
The longer President Obama avoids confronting the perverse legacy of the war, the more distorted our decisions and strategy will be.
The GOP is not the party of small government and lower taxes. They are the Party of borrow and spend, big government and sex scandals.
Along a wide range of fronts, the American religious right has been infiltrating, influencing, befuddling, and neutralizing the Democratic Party and the American left for decades.
The bubble of unreality and mythology "moderate" evangelicals have chosen to live in is now coming back to haunt you.
Let's debate your resolution clause by clause and see how well that very impressive looking list of footnotes you keep boasting about stands up to scrutiny.
Our biggest accomplishment was standing up for those torn down by the TV evangelists.
Believer Beware is laugh out loud funny, touching, irreverent and yet, in deeper ways, pays religion the ultimate compliment: it's worthy of scrutiny, debate, hate, and love.
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