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Judeo Christian Nation

'War on Christmas' Comes to the Fore

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stuart Whatley

This year's holiday season has seen a notable influx in secular and atheist billboards and bus banners sarcastically challenging the veracity of the Christmas story. One in New Jersey reads: "You KNOW it's a myth. This season, celebrate reason."

Democratic Values, Islam and the Judeo-Christian Tradition Fallacy

Stuart Whatley | Posted 10.19.2012 | Religion
Stuart Whatley

Models for pluralistic societies based on liberal democratic values exist throughout the historical landscape, independent of the Judeo-Christian tradition. It bodes well that they may be freely adopted by all cultures.

Exodus: The Rest of the Story

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

We seldom hear the rest of the story about Passover. At a time when religiously motivated terrorism is a daily concern, it might do us well to contemplate the sequel.

The Torture Memos: Dick Cheney vs. Jesus Christ

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

These two opposing statements by Dick Cheney and Jesus Christ bring into sharp relief the contradictions of being a country that simultaneously lays claim to Judeo Christian values.

Is the United States a Judeo-Christian Nation?

Judith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judith Ellis

While I and many Americans are Christians, we are most certainly not a Judeo-Christian nation.