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Liberalism Alive and Well in America’s Churches

July 14, 2014

Editor’s note: The original version of this article was posted by TheBlaze. Click here to read it. Protection of the Church from the State is a job that typically includes religious leaders—at least, in…

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The Festival Where ‘Christianity’ Is Just Earth Worship

July 11, 2014

One could be forgiven for thinking he had accidentally wandered off the Christian festival and stepped into some sort of Wiccan stone ceremony…

Sojourners' Jim Wallis (second from Left) appeared on a panel to discuss mass incarceration alongside Harold Dean Trulear (Left), Janet Wolf (Center), Marian Wright Edelman (Right) and Iva Carruthers (Right). (Photo: National Council of Churches)

Wallis: Fear of Demographic Change behind Incarceration, Immigration Policies

May 27, 2014

Resistance to changes in incarceration and immigration policy in the United States is rooted in fear and white racism, according to a prominent Evangelical Left official.

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Christian Leaders Stand in Solidarity with Imperiled Religious Communities

May 7, 2014

More than 150 American Christian leaders from across ecumenical lines are issuing a call to action in response to a crisis facing ancient faith communities.

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Are Young Evangelicals Flocking to an Edited Justice Conference?

February 20, 2014

The Justice Conference, a project of Evangelical organization World Relief, is strong on addressing issues of human trafficking, but gives almost no attention to global persecution of Christians, marriage or sanctity of life.

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Evangelical United Methodist Historian, IRD Board Member Urges Non-Partisan Christian Social Engagement

January 22, 2014

A panel of evangelical scholars discussed how American evangelicals can learn from the mistakes of the past to have a better social and political witness. The starting point for discussion was a recent book by IRD board member Ken Collins of Asbury Theological Seminary.

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An Evangelical Woman’s Response to the ‘Unease Over Contraception’

January 9, 2014

Liberation theologians and feminists should be furious over the implications of the Pill, and yet they continue to rally for it, even when women’s health and safety are jeopardized.

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Wallis Goes on Racism Attack, Impugning evangelicals on illegal immigration.

November 23, 2013

House Speaker John Boehner has announced the House will not go to conference with the U.S. Senate over the latter’s immigration legalization proposal, likely forestalling any immigration legislation this year. It’s not for lack of trying by many religious advocates of immigration “reform,” with special exertions by many evangelical elites. A tent has arisen on Capitol Hill to shelter evangelical immigration prayers for immigration legislation.

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Millions are Suffering and Sojourners Doesn’t Care

November 8, 2013

Edie Sundby has cancer. She has the kind of cancer where the five year survival rate is only 2%.  She’s among those 2%.  Her health insurance company has spent over a million dollars to…

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The Religious Left’s One-Sided Shutdown Anger

October 8, 2013

If ever there was a fight in Washington that could fairly be described as a purely political, it would have to be the recent failure of Congress to pass a continuing resolution to fund the government. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives and the Democrat-controlled Senate each passed their own versions of the bill, refusing to compromise even as the government shut down. At the heart of the debate was a provision to defund Obamacare that was present in the House bill, but absent from the Senate bill.

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Churches & Government Shut-Down

October 3, 2013

Jim Wallis has declared the government shut-down to be “unbiblical,” or at least so declares the headline of his latest Sojourners column. More specifically he faults “a clear hostility to government itself, government per…

As food stamp usage has quadrupled since 2000, religious leaders debate cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). (Image credit: CATO Institute)

A Confused Compassion: The Religious Battle over SNAP

September 27, 2013

In recent days, the nation has fixed its attention on Washington as lawmakers debate the passage of a continuing resolution to fund the government amidst Republican efforts to include language defunding Obamacare. But included…