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Biden, Palin Focus on Issues, not Ideology

After a campaign overflowing with God-talk – the Compassion Forum and the Saddleback Forum , Obama’s reaching out to Evangelicals … Continued

Rick Warren, Interfaith Activist

Rick Warren is our new Billy Graham – at the center of not only his own Christian tradition, but of … Continued

The Year of the Religious Moderate

From Rick Warren’s Saddleback Forum, to Jeremiah Wright, John Hagee and Rod Parsley, 2008 represents for faith in the American … Continued

Good Show, Poor Theology

The Saddleback Forum was good theater, but it was theologically naïve. The questions asked reflected an evangelical world view that … Continued

Finally, A Thoughtful Conversation with Candidates

Three things struck me about the Saddleback Civil Forum before even considering the responses of the two candidates. First, Rick … Continued

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

I approached Rick Warren’s Saddleback Civil Forum with much anticipation, but without a clear idea of how he would handle … Continued

Biden Not the Faith-Based Answer

In terms of Faith and Values politicking, it’s kind of hard to get psyched up about the prospect of Joe … Continued

Cracks in McCain’s “Cone of Silence”

Stop the presses! The New York Times and so many others are reporting that John McCain was not, I repeat … Continued