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How (Not) to Judge a Christian
Originally Posted: 02/22/2012 - 10:02am | Type: Blog

We can never forget that Jesus never demanded a “one size fits all” kind of faith. We must always allow room for disagreement and live with the tension of multiple opinions. Relig ...

New Poll: Mainline Protestants Up for Grabs Heading into November
Originally Posted: 02/02/2012 - 12:03pm | Type: Blog

They may not be as large as Catholics or as active as evangelicals, but white mainline Protestants have a big thing going for them this election cycle: they are divided, and possibly persuadable. That's a ...

An Evangelical Trifecta for Romney?
Originally Posted: 01/13/2012 - 3:56pm | Type: Blog

We’re getting down to the wire, folks. Can Mitt Romney make it 3 for 3? We’ve been watching the shifting evangelical vote in the primaries thus far, and NPR just took another look at it — from the King Makers on their way to Texas to try and f ...

The Friday News: January 6, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/06/2012 - 3:23pm | Type: Blog

The Friday News: January 6, 2012 PATHEOS: Evangelicalism's Changing Heart On Immigration The conventional wisdom among pundits and journalists holds that immigration is ...

The Afternoon News: Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/05/2012 - 1:13pm | Type: Blog

The Afternoon News: Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 Huffington Post: An Interview with United States 39 th President Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter is the 39th president of the United ...

Ms. Bachmann Has Left the Building
Originally Posted: 01/12/2012 - 10:24am | Type: Blog

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann pulls out of the 2012 GOP presidential race. After a poor performance last night’s Iowa Caucus — with a sixth place finish and only 6 percent of the ev ...

The Friday News: Dec. 16, 2011
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 2:37pm | Type: Blog

The Friday News: Dec. 16, 2011 AP: Nikki Haley Endorses Mitt Romney For President South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is endorsing Mitt Romney for president. Haley said Friday o ...

The Afternoon News: Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 2:38pm | Type: Blog

The Afternoon News: Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011 CNN: Obama And The Politics Of Disappointment All politicians disappoint their supporters. It is a relentless truth in D.C. They ...

The Morning News: Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 2:38pm | Type: Blog

The Morning News: Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011 TIME: Person Of The Year - The Protester Once upon a time, when major news events were chronicled strictly by professionals and pr ...

The Morning News: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011
Originally Posted: 12/13/2011 - 12:08pm | Type: Blog

The Morning News: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 THE NEW REPUBLIC: Why Are American Politicians Always Switching Religions? If Newton Leroy Gingrich becomes the Republican candidate ...

The Afternoon News: Monday, Dec. 12, 2011
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 2:39pm | Type: Blog

The Afternoon News: Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 THE HUFFINGTON POST: What Are You Getting Baby Jesus For The Holidays? (OPINION) Stampedes. Fist fights. Pepper Spray. Is it a poli ...

The Morning News: Monday, Dec. 12, 2011
Originally Posted: 12/12/2011 - 11:11am | Type: Blog

The Morning News: Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 THE NEW YORK TIMES: Class Matters. Why Won’t We Admit It? No one seriously disputes the fact that students from disadvantaged househ ...

The Friday News: Dec. 9, 2011
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 2:39pm | Type: Blog

The Friday News: Dec. 9, 2011 RNS: Hanukkah Music: Young, Hip Jews Leading a Makeover A year after a group of Yeshiva University students hit it big with what some called th ...

The Morning News: Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011
Originally Posted: 12/08/2011 - 10:01am | Type: Blog

The Morning News: Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 THINK PROGRESS: ‘Morning Joe’ Crew Mocks Perry’s War On Christmas Ad As if the overwhelmingly negative reviews from YouTube users an ...

The Afternoon News: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 2:39pm | Type: Blog

The Afternoon News: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011 THE HUFFINGTON POST: AIDS: From Judgment To Hope (OPINION) World AIDS Day on December 1 was marked with an inspiring flood of artic ...

The Morning News: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2011
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 2:40pm | Type: Blog

The Morning News: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2011 ABC NEWS: Religion Powerful Force In 2012 Race Religion and politics may not always mix well together, but that’s not the case for Re ...

The Afternoon News: Monday, Dec. 5, 2011
Originally Posted: 12/05/2011 - 4:06pm | Type: Blog

The Afternoon News: Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 THINK PROGRESS: Ron Paul Defends The 99 Percent: ‘It’s A Very Healthy Movement’ Though most Republican presidential candidates make ...

The Afternoon News: Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 2:40pm | Type: Blog

The Afternoon News: Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 CHRISTIANTIY TODAY: The Defining Issue Of The 2012 Presidential Race? Forecasting election outcomes is dangerous business, but I c ...

The Afternoon News: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 2:43pm | Type: Blog

The Afternoon News: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 ABC NEWS: GOP Candidates Fight Over Future Of Immigration Reform While the country’s flailing economy is still shaping up to be th ...

The Morning News: Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011
Originally Posted: 11/23/2011 - 10:11am | Type: Blog

The Morning News: Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 THE WASHINGTON POST: GOP Candidates Show Sharp Differences On National Security And Terrorism The Republican presidential candidat ...

The Afternoon News: Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011
Originally Posted: 11/22/2011 - 3:31pm | Type: Blog

The Afternoon News: Nov. 22, 2011 THE HUFFINGTON POST: Is The Bible A Reliable Moral Guide? Amos, for instance, declares that the Lord despises all of Israel's solemn a ...

The Afternoon News: Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011
Originally Posted: 11/17/2011 - 4:10pm | Type: Blog

TALKING POINTS MEMO: Santorum: Occupy Wall Street Protesters Have A 'Legitimate Point' Rick Santorum, the Republican candidate who is perhaps the most severe in his conservatism, is doing something that might surprise people: Cutting som ...

Jim Wallis and Richard Land Discuss Evangelicals and 2012 Elections
Originally Posted: 11/03/2011 - 9:58am | Type: Blog

Tonight, Sojourners and the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission are co-sponsoring an event to discuss religion and the 2012 elections. Rev. Wallis and Dr. Tonight, Sojourner ...

Pat Robertson Warns GOP Candidates Against Far-Right
Originally Posted: 10/27/2011 - 8:24am | Type: Blog

Earlier this month, Pat Robertson told the AP that he will no longer be offering political endorsements. Earlier this month, Pat Robertson told the AP that he will no longer be ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/27/2011 - 8:24am | Type: Blog

Science, God, and Presidential Politics Science, God, and Presidential Politics Science and God are again front and center in presidential politics. GOP presidential candida ...

Cutting Foreign Aid: Not The America I Love
Originally Posted: 10/27/2011 - 8:24am | Type: Blog

This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post. This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post . I watched the Republican debates from my hotel ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Moammar Gadhafi Reported Killed Moammar Gadhafi Reported Killed Former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi died of wounds suffered on Thursday as fighters battling to complete an ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Occupy America: A new great awakening Occupy America: A new great awakening Starting with Occupy Wall Street, protests have spread across the United States wit ...

Evening List of Awesomeness: Get Your Click On!
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Nerd-dom covers vast swaths of territory, from Trekkies and Settlers of Catan enthusiasts to, apparently, at least a few followers of Christ. Nerd-dom covers v ...