Europe’s ‘Unlikely Bible Belt’ Officially Disappears
Few Crimean religious groups recognized under Russian rule.
Members of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom painted a bleak picture for religious groups in Crimea in a recent Foreign Affairs op-ed:
Why 'RFRA' Is America's Latest Four-Letter Word
A once-popular religious freedom law is now seen as license to discriminate.
A once-popular religious freedom law is now seen as license to discriminate. A once-popular religious freedom law is now seen as license to discriminate. Bob Smietana/ April 1, 2015.
Morning Roundup 4/8/15
Preaching Religious Liberty; Religious Freedom and You; Interview with a Christian
Preaching Religious Liberty; Religious Freedom and You; Interview with a Christian |. Ed Stetzer. Not-So-Holy Week: Indiana, Religious Freedom, and You—Chris Martin.
Why I'm Grateful for Mainstream Media
Fair treatment for Christians by secular journalists
with equal space given to “The Attack on Gay Rights” and “The Attack on Believers.” Conor Friedersdorf of The Atlantic, has once again defended the religious freedom of Christians
Revisiting Evangelicals' Favorite Same-Sex Marriage Laws
Indiana draws criticism while Utah draws praise in latest attempts to balance religious and gay rights.
Utah. On Wednesday, Indiana became the 20th state to pass a state-version of the federal government's Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).
What Christianophobia Looks Like in America
New Study: Champions of religious freedom tell Christians, 'Keep your faith to yourselves.'
What Christianophobia Looks Like in America. New Study: Champions of religious freedom tell Christians, 'Keep your faith to yourselves.'. George Yancey/ March 27, 2015.
Morning Roundup 4/2/15
RFRA is New Four-Letter Word; Mirror, Mirror; New Research on Church Attendance
Bob Smietana explains some of the complexities of this RFRA issue. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia once warned that too much religious freedom would be “courting anarchy.”.
Frank Wolf Calls for Safe Haven for Mideast Christians
Former congressman offers six-point plan. But killing continues as ISIL-linked terrorists behead 21 Christians in Libya.
The retired Virginia congressman recently co-founded the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative and accepted an appointment to a newly endowed chair for religious freedom at Baylor
Gleanings: March 2015
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our March issue).
New ambassador for religious freedom is non-Christian. For the first time, a non-Christian became America's ambassador- at-large for international religious freedom.
Robert P. George to Saudi Arabia: Whip Me Instead of Raif Badawi
Offering to take 100 lashes each, 7 of 9 USCIRF commissioners 'would rather share in' blogger's punishment than 'watch him being cruelly tortured.'
to flog a dissident blogger 50 times on a weekly basis for the next five months, seven of the nine members of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) have
Pluralism Doesn’t Mean Relativism
In fact, it can help us confidently pursue common existence amid our deeply held differences.
held differences. John Inazu/ April 6, 2015. Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act has caused widespread and heated debate. Some say
Morning Roundup 4/9/15
Contraception and Faith; Writing on the Wall for Christians; 7 Abilities of Senior Leaders
Contraception and Faith; Writing on the Wall for Christians; 7 Abilities of Senior Leaders.