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Randall Balmer

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Posted by Randall Balmer 3 years 34 weeks ago
The puzzle here is not that readers of the Bible would tilt toward the political left. That, for me, as well as for thousands of other American evangelicals, is self-evident. Jesus, after all,...
Posted by Randall Balmer 5 years 39 weeks ago
Posted by Randall Balmer 7 years 25 weeks ago
In what may be the defining moment of his campaign, Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts and a Mormon, addressed the issue of faith and its bearing on his pursuit of the presidency....

Articles by Randall Balmer

How U.S. evangelicals rejected one of their own—and helped spawn the "New Atheism."

In spring 1998, James Dobson, founder and head of Focus on the Family, was mad, and he traveled to Washington, D.C., to vent his fury.

If Kurt Warner is correct, maybe God studies the sports pages and fidgets with the remote control on Sunday afternoons like millions of American men.