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The Religious Right

I'm a Liberal and a Mormon

Peter Harrison | Posted 01.19.2017 | Religion
Peter Harrison

So one might ask, how can liberal political beliefs fit into a religion that seems so conservative? As an liberal Democrat I believe many of my political beliefs are quite congruent with LDS principles. Here are several reasons why LDS liberalism resonates with me.

The Right-Wing, the Bible and the November Elections

Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 11.02.2014 | Religion
Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Ph.D.

I am convinced that most rank-and-file right-wing Christians are sincere and not cynical in the politics they embrace. Yet they have been so egregiously misled that even though they might be sincere, they are sincerely wrong according to the most fundamental moral and ethical imperatives of the Bible.

God's Guidance of the Ethical Evolution of our Species

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 11.10.2013 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

Here's an excerpt from my new book And God Said, "Billy!" One may nurture, respect and love tradition and yet grow in the light of the logic of our ...

The 'Marginalization' Of The Christian Right

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 08.03.2012 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

When I think of marginalization, I do not think of religious communities who are simply having their religious views challenged, are no longer able to dictate moral social norms and are just plain loosing influence.

Religious Right Demands City of Intercourse, PA Change Its Name

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

"What could they possibly have been thinking?" asks Andrew Gutierrez, of the American Family Association. "There are lots of safe, respectful Christian names. How 'bout 'Springfield'?"

Catholic Bishops Ignore Their Own Sins While Telling Us What To Do

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

It turns out that the Pope is just one more bishop to try to hide then protect child abusers. We have nothing to learn from these people who constantly seek to "teach" us their "absolute truths."

Religious Right Claims Obama Betrayed Them

AmericaBlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Um, he wasn't your candidate, and he doesn't represent your views. So tell me again how he has gone back on his word....

A Warning to My Old Republican Friends: Screw Up The Obama Moment and You're History -- Literally

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The Republicans are going to look as out of touch a few years from now as did the isolationists and "America First" folks after World War II.

Born Again And Democratic? -- An Interview With George Barna

Zack Exley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Zack Exley

Before jumping to any conclusions about evangelical Christian voters in 2008, one must understand some basic facts and definitions about this massive chunk of the population. For that, George Barna is the man to go to.