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Romney appeals to evangelicals through ‘Judeo-Christian’ values

Mitt Romney angered evangelicals during his first White House run in 2008 by blurring the theological lines between their faith … Continued

Spike Lee does the right thing by religion

PARK CITY, Utah — I have a confession to make. The only real reason I saw Spike Lee’s new film … Continued

Christian and Muslim brotherhood is real

Today’s guest blogger is Hesham A. Hassaballa, a Chicago doctor and writer. He is co-author of the Beliefnet Guide to … Continued

Graham raises questions about conversion with assertion that Obama is a Muslim

The Rev. Franklin Graham, said last week that President Obama’s problem was that he “was born a Muslim.” According to … Continued

Real belief is personal search for truth

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

Remembering my faithful, fearful fundamentalist past

By Bruce EpperlyLancaster Theological Seminary and I grew up in a small town Baptist church in the 1950s. We … Continued

Top Faith & Values Stories of 2008 (vol. 2)

Picking up where we left off yesterday, here are the most important Faith and Values stories of 2008: 5. The … Continued

Boca Bubbies for Barack!

Beliefnet has drawn attention to an innovative PR cum merchandising initiative from the Obama campaign. Religious supporters of the Senator … Continued

The Buddha and Christ in All of Us

Growing up in a liberal Christian family, from early on I was aware that what you believed really mattered. The … Continued

Choosing a New Religion

When a person gets dressed in the morning and they don’t like their shirt, they change it. If their shoes … Continued

Natural Companions

Faith and works have always been natural companions, and to try to draw a precise dividing line between the two … Continued

The Vulnerable Power of Jesus

Once more, let it be said: Biblical scholars, historians, archaeologists all agree: Jewish religious authorities did not execute Jesus. The … Continued

There Is No Right or Wrong Way

Believing in God is not a choice. Either you do or you don’t or you struggle with it. That does … Continued

Religious Americans Want Views Welcomed in Public Square

It is both inaccurate historically and inappropriate theologically to describe America as a “Christian nation.” Historically, America was an attempt … Continued