Advocates for immigration reform should seek support from an unlikely source – evangelical Christians. Their political agenda is broadening as Hispanic congregants – documented and undocumented – increase and pastors speak of immigration as a religious concern.
In a world of greater diversity and proximity, religion is everyone's business – a source of conflict, but also cooperation. The world's religions have one common call: to serve others. When people of faith unite around this shared value, they strengthen the public sphere.
Pastor Terry Jones said he would cancel his planned Koran burning and travel to New York to discuss the location of the mosque near ground zero. But it's unclear what has been agreed to.
From 'tea party' protesters to antiwar advocates, Americans on all sides of the political spectrum seem angry about something. But for all the tumult, the disaffection today is far less than in many periods in the past.
The national discourse over the Harvard professor's arrest, fueled by bloggers and media, was torrid. Some who leaped into the fray got burned.
The New Monastics, young Evangelicals in the mold of early Benedictines, seek to ‘radiate’ their faith by living among and helping the needy.
Liberal and conservative groups bridge some differences in new collaborative efforts to fight the problem.
Wednesday's National Prayer Service featured an array of faith leaders, as Democrats aim for inclusiveness and a fuller religious voice.
Rejecting 'culture wars,' most people of faith signal desire for politics that build bridges.
The Democrat prevailed with Roman Catholic and Jewish voters. He even picked up support among Evangelicals.