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6 Things Trump’s Religious Liberty Memo Does (and Doesn’t) Do
Justice Department’s new 20-point guidance falls between advocates’ hopes and opponents’ fears.
Justice Department's new 20-point guidance falls between advocates' hopes and opponents' fears.
Saudi Arabia’s Neighbor Defends Religious Freedom of Individuals
(UPDATED) Arab Christian leaders react to Bahrain Declaration, which builds upon Marrakesh and Jakarta efforts by Muslim leaders.
Saudi Arabia's Neighbor Defends Religious Freedom of Individuals. International.
The Helpful History of Minority Demonstrations
John Richards responds to Ed Stetzer's article on Kaepernick’s protest
to other nations that “All men and women are created equal.” One day, as Ed mentions, you may be wearing those same cleats when it comes to your own religious freedom.
Atheists Again Get Pastors’ Best Benefit Ruled Unconstitutional
Freedom From Religion Foundation wins first round of rematch over $800 million clergy housing allowance.
Freedom From Religion Foundation wins first round of rematch over $800 million clergy housing allowance.
State Department's Unusually Short Religious Freedom Update: ISIS Is Bad
Months late, new Secretary of State highlights ongoing genocide in Middle East.
International. State Department's Unusually Short Religious Freedom Update: ISIS Is Bad. The annual report reviews the state of religious freedom in 199 countries.
Trump Exempts Religious Employers from Birth Control Coverage
Unlike Obamacare mandate, new regulations protect moral or religious objections.
The policy was largely shaped by former Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) legal counsel While the Affordable Care Act always offered religious exemptions to churches and houses of
Trump Picks Sam Brownback as Religious Freedom Ambassador
President makes his nomination much faster than President Obama.
Trump Picks Sam Brownback as Religious Freedom Ambassador. Gleanings.
Study: Anti-Christian Bias Hasn’t Grown. It’s Just Gotten Richer.
New research nuances the American church’s “persecution complex.”
New research nuances the American church's “persecution complex.”.
Icing on the Cake: Justice Dept. Backs Christian Baker Bound for Supreme Court
Trump administration sides with Masterpiece Cakeshop’s religious liberty claim for refusing same-sex wedding clients.
Subscribe to CT and get one year free. Tags: Religious FreedomSame-Sex MarriageSupreme Court. Posted by:Kate Shellnutt Bio @KateShellnutt. Gleanings
Pew: Islam Is Most Official, But Christianity Is Most Favored Worldwide
How governments treat religion in 199 countries and territories.
How governments treat religion in 199 countries and territories.
Kaepernick, Speech, and a Job: The Cleat May Soon be on the Other Foot
Free speech is important, but is it always helpful, and how does it relate to employment?
flag and the anthem represent the sacrifice of many who have fought and died for freedoms, including the freedom of speech This is one of the great issues of religious liberty right now.
In Sex Disputes, Most Americans Still Favor Religious Rights
But 1 in 5 think conservative Christians are motivated by hate.
About half of Americans (48%) say religious freedom is more important in such conflicts when faith and sexuality clash, according to a new study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research
Dear Secretary Tillerson: Don’t Downsize Religion in Foreign Affairs
Closing the RGA is much more than a bureaucratic loss; it impacts our Christian brothers and sisters around the globe.
and the Committee on Foreign Relations of plans to eliminate the RGA special advisor position and fold only a few of its functions into the Office of International Religious Freedom (IRF
For the First Time, Russia Ranked Among Worst Violators of Religious Freedom
USCIRF annual report expands countries of particular concern.
For the First Time, Russia Ranked Among Worst Violators of Religious Freedom. For the First Time, Russia Ranked Among Worst Violators of Religious Freedom.
Gleanings: October 2017Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our October issue).
In a late and unusually short preface to the US State Department's annual international religious freedom assessment, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson laid out a single concern: ISIS.
Jehovah's Witnesses Remain Banned as Russia Rejects Appeal
And most Russians are okay with it.
Jehovah's Witnesses Remain Banned as Russia Rejects Appeal. International.
Let’s Save the University from Secular Privilege
The academy has lost its pluralism. Here’s how the church can help find it.
year saw a number of incendiary cases related to freedom of speech and freedom of association the question: How can [Barrett] make good judgments if she holds a religious worldview
Supreme Court to Decide If Christian Businesses Must Serve Gay Weddings
Colorado baker faces fines for refusing cakes for same-sex couples.
Supreme Court to Decide If Christian Businesses Must Serve Gay Weddings. Gleanings.
Play On: Supreme Court Gives Christian Schools a Big Victory
Trinity Lutheran ruling defends religious institutions from discrimination in certain public benefits.
In its biggest religious freedom case of the year, the US Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of a conservative Lutheran congregation seeking a state grant for improving its playground
Christian Orgs Labeled Hate Groups on Top Charity Site
(UPDATED) GuideStar adopts and then drops Southern Poverty Law Center’s controversial designations.
Kate Shellnutt. June 22, 2017 3:01 PM. Image: ADF / Facebook. The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) argues religious freedom cases before the Supreme Court.
The Most Dangerous Thing Luther Did
The Most Dangerous Thing Luther Did
And other facts about Bible translation that transformed the world.
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