Evangelicals Cheer Pro-Life Vote at Methodist Conference
(UPDATE) On the last day of the General Conference, Methodists repeal four decades of Roe v Wade support.
Reproductive Choice (RCRC), the church took “two MAJOR steps in the right direction,” tweeted John Lomperis, the United Methodist director at the Institute on Religion and Democracy
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[T]he majority of Israeli Christians (72%) believe Israel cannot be both a democracy and a Jewish state, though most Israeli Jews (76%) believe it can be fully both.
Parenting in a New Day of Presidential Politics
Amy Whitfield notes how politics has changed in the last two decades
In 1988, I turned twelve. It was an exciting time to watch democracy in action, and it opened up a new world for me. It's another year to see democracy in action.
In God We Trust
Do we really think about what "God" Americans trust?
that Caesar was divine. The US government is a secular reality. We are a representative democracy not a theocracy. And even though the reference
Africa Has a New Islamic State. Or Does It?
The Gambia’s president has declared it so. Not everyone is convinced.
their hair," the memo said. The directive lasted just over a week, and drew the ire of opposition and pro-democracy groups. "The decision is abandoned
British Evangelicals Worried about Sunday School, Youth Group Raids
Plans to regulate extremist Muslim madrassas would also affect youth ministry, warns EAUK.
In the wake of the "Trojan Horse" incident, the government announced that education curriculum would incorporate the British values of “democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty
Pluralism Doesn’t Mean Relativism
In fact, it can help us confidently pursue common existence amid our deeply held differences.
relativists. Even though Confident Pluralism is one practical outworking of Christian witness in a liberal democracy, it finds resonance in Christian theology.
The Fragility of Freedom in the West
Individual liberty is not a sufficient yardstick of to measure Freedom versus Slavery.
The United Nations, with which the West has cast its lot, includes not only the USSR and its veto but also lesser powers with scant sympathy for democracy or who, like France, seem to
3 Reasons Election Season Is Good For You
It’s easy to despair over candidates, but we have good reason to celebrate this time in our country’s life.
Dollars invested in elections don't evaporate. They are investments in democracy. When Election Season Reminds Us of the Beauty of Democracy. In
Hong Kong Christians Lead Protests for Democracy
As the island city braces for another week of gridlock, faith is in the foreground.
Hong Kong Christians Lead Protests for Democracy. As the island city braces for another week of gridlock, faith is in the foreground. Hong Kong Christians Lead Protests for Democracy.
For First Time, Youths Acquire the Fire in Myanmar
More than 13,000 Burmese attend Teen Mania rally in one of the ‘worst places for Christians.’
In the past four years, Myanmar has begun transitioning from a military dictatorship to a budding democracy, opening the way for economic trade—and increased access to the West's
Burning Black Churches Rekindle Old Fears
(UPDATED) Arson suspected in spate of six St. Louis church fires in nine days.
The Institute on Religion and Democracy, however, questioned whether the arsons were racially motivated and accused the NCC of "creating a baseless hysteria and for using
Is Bernie Sanders Religious?
No. But he's deeply influenced by the modern Jewish experience.
Members of his family were murdered by Nazis. This imbues him with deep convictions about democracy and compassion for those who are suffering and oppressed.