Cal Thomas


Cal Thomas, a veteran of broadcast and print journalism, writes a twice-weekly column that appears in over 500 newspapers around the world.

Stories by Cal Thomas

Reason Rally’s unreasonable beliefs

How appropriate that the “atheist rally,” also known by organizers as the “reason rally” was held so close to April … Continued

Why we need the National Prayer Breakfast

            It’s easy to be cynical about Washington. I was born in this city and even I occasionally throw up … Continued

Islamism affects American politics

Former Arkansas governor and 2012 presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee found himself in hot water this week after he called Islam … Continued

Christians in America must speak out

2011 began with some bleak news for Muslim-Christian relations around the world.Recent attacks against churches in Iraq, Nigeria and Egypt … Continued

Evangelicals will look for candidate to advance their agenda

As voted by the Religion Newswriters Association’s members, among the year’s most consequential religion newsmakers were Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, … Continued

Jesus’ command is personal, not governmental

A deal President Obama struck with Republican leaders last week will extend tax cuts across the board including, controversially, to … Continued

To declare marriage obsolete is to violate Scripture

A new survey out this week from the National Marriage Project shows that marriage is an institution in decline in … Continued

Of course America is exceptional

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

Voting is a privilege

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

“Separation” claim meant to keep religious people out of political life

While Christine O’Donnell’s apparent ignorance of the actual wording of the First Amendment leaves questions about her constitutional literacy, there … Continued

Forgetting God has eternal and earthly consequences

In a Pew Forum survey released Tuesday, atheists and agnostic surpass all other groups in their knowledge of religion. How … Continued

Don’t deny Rauf’s true intentions

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, terrorism analyst Evan Kohlmann said that anti-Muslim rhetoric in America is bad news … Continued

No individual Christian gets to make the rules

Author Anne Rice said last week that she was ‘quitting Christianity:’ The once-lapsed Catholic wrote that she was could no … Continued

What will we gain by allowing this to happen?

A mosque near ground zero? The New York City community board endorsed the Cordoba House, a community center and mosque … Continued

Jesus is the difference

It’s true. All “religions” are the same. They are attempts by Man to earn the favor of God through human … Continued

Animals are good for the soul

Animals do not have souls because they are not created in the image of God. But they were created for … Continued

Serve the poor, but don’t surrender to them

Q: Illegal immigrants are flouting U.S. laws, but does affluent America (or Arizona for that matter) have a larger moral … Continued

On the court, law is supreme, not religion

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

No representation without salvation

Q:Fox News commentator Glenn Beck claims that faith-based calls for “social justice” are really ideological calls for “forced redistribution of … Continued

To Faithless Pastors: Resign and Sell Cars

Part 12 of the OnFaith Forum “Disbelief in the Pulpit.”