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Fundamentalist Christians

Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore (Part Two)

Steve McSwain | Posted 12.29.2013 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Instead of looking at those who've left the church and asking "What's wrong with them?" shouldn't we be looking at ourselves and asking, "What's wrong with us?"

Pope Francis: The Church Has Many Obsessions

Steve McSwain | Posted 11.25.2013 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Instead of asking, however, why people are running away from churches faster than a squirrel will cross a busy street, most fundamentalist Christian leaders point to those leaving as if something were wrong with them.

How Romney Should Have Attacked Obama: Anatomy of a Geopolitical Crisis

William Bradley | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

Romney missed a big opportunity last week when he so foolishly and shallowly attacked President Barack Obama after the attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt.

The Rapture Of The Church And The Upcoming Presidential Election

Steve McSwain | Posted 08.26.2012 | Religion
Steve McSwain

What "Rapturist" proponents do not tell you, however, most likely because they do not know, is that the Rapture is not taught anywhere in Bible. Nowhere. Nada.

Fundamentalist Christians Protest Play That Features Christ's Face Covered In Excrement

AP | Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

PARIS (The Associated Press) — The city of Paris is filing legal complaints against a group of fundamentalist Christians who have been protesting a ...

As A Fundamentalist Christian, This I Was Taught to Believe

Steve McSwain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Steve McSwain

What follows is a collection of some of the stuff I was taught to believe. If you were raised in a similar fundamentalist Christian environment, you will readily recognize the worldview.

Rush Limbaugh: Proof That Fear Makes You Stupid

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Ropeik

Rush Limbaugh recently compared the murder of Native Americans to European deaths via tobacco. Pretty stupid. Not ideological or right wing or politically incorrect. Just third-grade dumb.

Does God Talk to Us Through Fiction? Unpacking a Non-Literal Interpretation of the Bible

Pete Enns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Pete Enns

Atheists need to do a better job of not letting Fundamentalists define for them how thoughtful Christians have been thinking about science and faith for a very long time.

Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck, and Fundamentalist 'Voodoo'

Eric Simpson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eric Simpson

The Evangelical Right doesn't accurately represent either authentic Christianity or traditional conservative thought. The end result is an insidious conflation that combines apocalyptic fears with political zeal posturing as religious fervor.

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?

WeHo's Paucity of Palins Points to Political Drag

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lisa Derrick

The West Hollywood Halloween carnival attracts over a hundred thousand visitors to the tiny city. Known for the participants' outrageous and creative ...