Theologian Thomas C. Oden, one of Methodism’s and American Christianity’s most esteemed theologians, passed away at his home in Oklahoma Wednesday night.
Mark Tooley: Evangelical and orthodox United Methodists are not merely holding the line, but steering their global denomination in a more conservative direction.
Christ at the Checkpoint ignores the nasty reality of the Middle East, where democracy, human rights and religious liberty at largely confined to Israel.
Mark Tooley: Our prayers this Thanksgiving must remember those Christians under threat and restriction by tyrannical regimes and violent ideologies.
The Institute on Religion & Democracy plans to fill a void by providing conservative Protestant and Evangelical perspectives on international issues.
Will NAE adopt the habit of mainline Protestants to jettison traditional teachings by votes among select elites in vain pursuit of wider social approval?
Mark Tooley: Christians must think through unintended consequences of the Iran Deal and advocate policies that seek approximate justice and security.
Mark Tooley: Liberal Evangelicals such as Tony Campolo becoming liberal Protestants will, like the rest of liberal Protestantism, stagnate and decline.
Future lynch mobs will target more Christian owned businesses for their refusal to defy secular group think. The Church will need to rally to their defense.
There is a common spirit in America today of despair and ingratitude. For all of our problems, there is much for which all Americans can be very grateful.
With President Obama’s pending executive order on immigration reform, how can Christians advocate for an effective national consensus on immigration policy?
Religious groups will not receive an exemption from an executive order signed this morning by President Barack Obama banning “discrimination” based on sexual orientation or “gender identity” by federal contractors. The order adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of specially protected categories that apply to federal contractors, and it adds gender identity […]
Plans for a Satanic black mass Monday evening in Memorial Hall at Harvard University are drawing justified criticism from the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, which expressed its “deep sadness and strong opposition to the plan to stage a ‘black mass’ on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge.” A statement from Harvard Extension School explains […]
A new report from a center-left think tank is questioning the appeal and impact of the Religious Left. It also touts economic justice as the most “fertile ground of this era” for liberal religious political mobilizing, with the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s as the exemplar. The study released by the Brookings Institution titled […]
Early in the last century much of then-official Mainline Protestantism succumbed to theological liberalism, rejecting biblical events like Christ’s resurrection as history. Easter was merely a metaphor, the spiritual Springtime equivalent of blooming daffodils, they insisted. Today, such theological ‘modernism’ is archaic and in tatters, touted by elderly Protestant clergy and the sparsely attended roadshow […]
As the U.S. Senate considers legislation to raise the minimum wage, Religious Left groups including the lobby offices of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and Episcopal Public Policy Network (EPPN) have advocated an increased wage level, with the Director for Public Witness of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) J. Herbert Nelson stating that it is “a moral […]