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Will Evangelicals Continue to Support Torture?

Why a clear majority of white evangelical Protestants supported the U.S. torture regime.

Do White Christians Care Enough About Racial Justice to Make it an American Reality?

Successful movements for women’s ordination and gay ministers have swept through Protestant churches, but the movement toward racial reconciliation is mixed, at best.

Drone policy can be moral policy

Reuters photo In a recent contribution for On Faith, former Chicago Theological Seminary President Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite denounced U.S. drone … Continued

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem: Romney, Israel and the future of peace

Charles Dharapak AP Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney places a prayer note as he visits the … Continued

Common sense and common ground

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions, along with … Continued

Shared commitment to women and children

By Rev. Richard Cizik and Rev. Debra W. Haffner They say that politics makes strange bedfellows, and perhaps they are … Continued

Is there common ground in abortion debate?

By Charles C. Camosy Religious pro-life voices in the public debate are often marginalized. First, the arguments they make are … Continued

Progressive evangelical leaders form new lobbying group

By Michelle Boorstein One year into the Obama administration, it seems too early to weigh the influence – or potential … Continued

Forgive Haiti’s debt

By Rev. Steven D. MartinExecutive Director, New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good Imagine your best friend borrowing your credit … Continued

Torture Poll: It’s About Politics, not Religion

By Jon Cohen, Jacqueline L. Salmon and Michelle Boorstein A firestorm has erupted over recent poll analysis from the Pew … Continued

Christians Find Common Ground on Abortion, Gay Rights

As leaders in the evangelical and progressive communities, we’ve believed for a while now that the divisiveness of the culture … Continued

“A Whole Lotta Ugly” in Church Shooting

The pastor of the now too-well-known Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church occasionally wrote columns for the local newspaper, the Knoxville … Continued

Call for Culture War Truce

Dear Senators McCain and Obama: For our entire lives, America has been polarized by an angry culture war over such … Continued

Evangelicals Redefining: It’s About Time

I am an Evangelical and am also a recent signer of the Evangelical Manifesto. Recently, as a member of the … Continued