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Albert Mohler

WWJK: Who Would Jesus Kill?

Kelly James Clark | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
Kelly James Clark

Albert Mohler, president of The Southern Baptist Seminary, has written an unflinching "Christian" defense of the death penalty. He was writing in resp...

Jaweed Kaleem

State's New Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit Could Turn 'Everything On Its Head'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.01.2014 | Gay Voices

An unusual lawsuit in North Carolina is shifting the conversation about religious freedom -- and could be driving a wedge between some major opponents...

Southern Baptist Leader Attacks Fellow Christians

Tom Carpenter | Posted 11.24.2013 | Religion
Tom Carpenter

This "crisis in the chaplaincy" is a self-inflicted wound caused by those who want special rights for service members and chaplains who share their particular conservative religious beliefs.

Et Tu, Judas?

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 06.17.2013 | Books
Jeff Schweitzer

The Gospel of Judas has been reexamined and again found to be authentic. By analyzing the unique ink used and how that ink interacted with the ancient papyrus, scientists concluded anew that the document is genuine.

What Does Albert Mohler Have In Common With Al Qaeda?

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 05.02.2013 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

Mohler is no Osama bin Laden but clearly there is a place where Mohler's Christian fundamentalism and the Islamic fundamentalism of the late bin Laden find common ground.

Election Disaster For Religious Conservatives? I Couldn't Disagree More

Tim Suttle | Posted 01.12.2013 | Religion
Tim Suttle

Evangelicals have to move our focus away from right wing politics and begin focusing on mission. When I say mission, I don't mean saving souls so much as pursuing the kingdom of God.

Religious Hate Speech: Time To End This 'Groundhog Day' Cycle

Rev. Jay Emerson Johnson, Ph.D. | Posted 07.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Jay Emerson Johnson, Ph.D.

Whenever I read yet another article, essay, book, or blog on the Bible and homosexuality, I feel exactly the same way as Murray's character did, caught in an endlessly repeating loop of Bible bashing. This cycle must end, now.

Opening Ourselves By Opening The Science-Religion Debate

Paul Wallace | Posted 05.06.2012 | Religion
Paul Wallace

Facing the radical insufficiency of even our best ideas about God, even for a moment, may help us see the static and fruitless opposition that characterizes much of the science-religion debate.

The Bible Seminar: Rescuing The Text

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 01.04.2012 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

The Westar Institutes' Bible Seminar will seek to reclaim the Bible from voices like Mohler's and to promote dialogue between scholars, clergy and lay members of churches.

Can Evangelical Theology Evolve With Science?

Brandon G. Withrow | Posted 11.30.2011 | Religion
Brandon G. Withrow

Can evangelical theology evolve in its relation to scientific inquiry or is it destined for extinction?

Evangelicals And The New Wave Of Gay Acceptance

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 08.25.2011 | Religion
Jonathan Merritt

Calls for reforming the community's engagement of homosexuality are, I think, having an effect. In my observation, evangelicals increasingly are fed up with the way the Christian church has often spoken to and about gays and lesbians

An Evangelical Attempts to Proselytize Anthony Weiner

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Atonement comes not from belief in Jesus Christ but from getting on your knees in front of the wife whose heart you broke, begging her forgiveness, and placing yourself in an environment of change that will help sustain your new moral commitment.

Mohler To Weiner: Atone Through Jesus

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 08.12.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

This isn't the first time that Mohler has spoken strongly of his belief that Jews need Christ to be saved. He once compared Judaism to a tumor that needed to be removed.

Jaweed Kaleem

Missouri Tornado: Churches Coming Together to Pray, Help Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion

During the devastating tornado that ripped through Joplin, Mo. Sunday evening and killed at least 90 people, several churches were destroyed. Those th...

Hell-Questioning Reverend Didn't Envision Controversy

AP | By TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 06.06.2011 | Books

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Evangelical megachurch pastor Rob Bell said he did not anticipate the firestorm he would stir with his book that questions the tra...

The Deadly Serious Connection Between Evangelism And Homosexuality

Jonathan D. Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jonathan D. Fitzgerald

I'm pleading with my fellow Christians to change -- to make a marked transition from being the most judgmental and angry to the most accepting and loving.

Betty White And Science Education: Taking Steps For A Healthier Future

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Clergy from a host of religions have decided to declare the war between religion and science over. Their deeply held faith is not challenged by the findings of modern science.

The History Of Yoga And Religion In America

Leigh E. Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Leigh E. Schmidt

Yoga used to make a Christian nation writhe; now it has become an embodiment of the country's religious and social elasticity.

The Precarious But Profound Middle Ground In The Struggle Between Religion And Science

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

Why is it that people on middle ground always seem to be on the "other" team? Has everyone in the country decided that there is only "us" and "them," so that "not us" equals "them"?

In The Creationist Universe, Religious Dogma Trumps Scientific Inquiry

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Make no mistake about it, William Dembski is a first order star in the intelligent design firmament. And yet, even his stellar creationist credentials were not enough to keep the inquisitors from his door.

A Hindu View of 'Christian Yoga'

Rajiv Malhotra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rajiv Malhotra

Yoga is a do-it-yourself path that eliminates the need for intermediaries such as a priesthood or other institutional authority. Its emphasis on the body runs contrary to Christian beliefs that the body will lead humans astray.

The Crucible Gone Cold: Modern Yoga, Christianity, and the Practice of Individual Transformation

Josh Schrei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Josh Schrei

Christianity lost much of its alchemical fire centuries and centuries ago. Modern yoga teeters on the brink of suffering a similar fate for very diffe...

Southern Baptist Leader Calls On Christians To Avoid Yoga

AP | DYLAN LOVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Southern Baptist leader who is calling for Christians to avoid yoga and its spiritual attachments is getting plenty of pushb...

Bad to the Bone

Louise Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Louise Sloan

Just as my life was getting duller and more traditional, along comes Ann Coulter on the Today Show to tell me that as a single mom, I'm responsible for almost every societal problem we have.

Full-Quiver Theology

Christine Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Wicker

There is one U.S. demographic that's declining: white people. The religious call for 'full-quiver' theology is white-supremacy code language advocating for the increase of white babies.