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The Peacenik Campaign to Kill Just War

April 20, 2016

Will the Catholic Church reject all use of military force? Mark Tooley comments on the Vatican’s stance on Just War in The Detroit News.

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Will Catholic Nonviolence Conference Negate Church’s Just War Teaching?

April 14, 2016

Roman Catholic groups are participating in a conference underway in Rome this week that is being described by some participants as an opportunity to overturn the Catholic church’s long-held view of the just war tradition as established teaching.

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IRD: Will Evangelical Conference Merely Echo Liberal Protestantism?

April 7, 2016

“It’s odd that this year the ostensibly Evangelical conference has invited a top official from another emphatically non-Evangelical institution…”

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Book Review: America’s Original Sin

January 27, 2016

Jim Wallis offers his contribution to the Evangelical discussion on race in “America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America”

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Christian Activist: America ‘Inherently Unjust and Systematically Racist’

November 16, 2015

Writer and speaker Mark Charles asserted there was “no such thing as a Christian nation,” blasting Americans for believing in American Exceptionalism and the “absolute lie” that they were “God’s chosen people.”

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NAE Changes Death Penalty Position, “Affirm” Differing Viewpoints

October 20, 2015

Whatever the reason behind the NAE’s new resolution, it’s a big step. In which direction, is the question.

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Evangelical Left Begins Responding to Planned Parenthood Videos

July 24, 2015

Evangelical Left figures have begun responding to an unfolding scandal involving Planned Parenthood and the alleged sale of organs from aborted children for profit.

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IRD: Be Wary of Unintended Consequences in Iran Nuclear Deal

July 17, 2015

“Christians in sync with historic church teaching and human reality must appreciate the dangers of this accommodation with Iran’s Shiite theocracy,” says IRD’s Mark Tooley.

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Former NAE Board Member Headed to Union Seminary

February 26, 2015

Pastor Derrick Harkins is joining the seminary as Senior Vice President for Innovations in Public Programming.

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“We Can’t Food-Bank Our Way to the End of Poverty” Says Liberal Clergy

January 22, 2015

A group of major liberal religious leaders who believe America’s government has a “biblical mandate” to curb poverty met on January 15 at the National Press Club.

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Brad Pitt & Jim Wallis

November 9, 2014

Brad Pitt’s new WWII film Fury is violent, vulgar, maybe not entirely realistic, but also inspirational. He’s a veteran tank commander pushing against heavy German resistance during the war’s final days. Inflicted with a…

While we could quibble over the relationship of the precise steps here, this classic 1922 cartoon illustrates the sort of progressive theological decline exemplified by Bart Campolo (Photo credit: Wikipedia.org)

Bart Campolo’s Slide through Progressive Christianity to Godless Humanism

October 28, 2014

The last few weeks have seen a lot of commentary on Bart Campolo, son of famous liberal evangelical speaker and author Tony Campolo, leaving Christianity to become a devotee of “secular humanism.”