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.
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
Gleanings: April 2015
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our April issue).
“If this group of five is charged and convicted for doing nothing more than praying at a dying woman's side, then this could mark a new nadir for religious freedom in the country.”.
Liberating Cuba: Why It Is Still a Great Idea
President Obama’s call for normalizing relations offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity for Cuban and American churches to strengthen their ties.
kidnapping me one morning.”. Christian Solidarity Worldwide says violations of religious freedom have risen each year since 2011. But renewed prospects
Our Battle against Religious Persecution Is Floundering
Rep. Frank Wolf, human rights champion, calls on evangelicals to intensify the fight for religious liberty.
Wolf's signature achievement in Congress was the passage of the 1998 International Religious Freedom Act, which created the US Commission on International Religious Freedom
What 'Rosewater' Says About Principled Pluralism
Religious conviction, untempered by dissent, can harden into oppressive ideology.
In other words, someone who holds to a principled pluralism, which was the recommendation of the Aspen Institute for fostering long-lasting religious freedom and interfaith dialogue in
The Top 20 Most-Read Gleanings of 2014
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be most underpaid). 19) Houston Mayor Drops Pastor Subpoenas. National debate over religious freedom prompts withdrawal. 18) CJ Mahaney, Joshua
Can Wheaton College Require ROTC Program Be Run By Christians?
US Army reviews nationwide policy for ROTC profs, who are paid by military but work as full-time faculty.
According to a Fox News report, the Army stated its system-wide review is unrelated to legal threats from the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF).