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A Time for War and a Time for Peace
Evangelical attitudes on foreign policy are more complicated than the warmonger stereotype suggests.
Can We Handle the Truth About Racism and the Church?
Before racial reconciliation can happen, says Jemar Tisby, American believers need to reckon honestly with the sins of the past.
Unraveling the Chicken-and-Egg Puzzle Behind the ‘God Gap’ in Voting
Do people choose their politics on the basis of their religion, or is it the other way around?
I Escaped from Iran, but Not from God
As a child of the Iranian Revolution, I wanted nothing to do with religion.
Philippine Church Hasn’t Heard These Bells on Christmas Day for 117 Years
Catholics celebrate the return of religious artifacts taken by US soldiers as spoils of war.
The Strange Journey of Christian Rock and Roll
Randall Stephens’s history pays attention to political and cultural flash points—without losing focus on the music itself.
The Most Famous Metaphor of American Exceptionalism Is a Warning, Not a Boast
John Winthrop’s “city upon a hill” language wasn’t meant to puff up his hearers with pride but to send a chill down their spines.
These Pastors Loved America So Much, They Wanted It to Stay British
Why the Christian case against the Revolutionary War deserves better than mockery and neglect.
The Uncertain Future of Pro-Life Democrats
Mixed results in the 2018 midterms leave questions on partisan strategy over abortion.
Why Evangelicals Voted Trump: Debunking the 81%Subscriber Access Only
Ahead of the midterms, the Billy Graham Center Institute examined the most infamous statistic about faith and the 2016 election.
No Refuge: Persecuted Christians Entering US Dwindle to Record Low
The United States took in 100 times fewer Middle Eastern refugees than two years ago.
Abortion Is Wrong. That's Not Why Roe v. Wade Is Wrong.Subscriber Access Only
A better case for overturning a bad Supreme Court precedent.
Let’s Quit the Tug-of-War over Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Legacy
How the German martyr’s example has been used—and abused—in American public discourse.
Look Outside America for Fresh Insight on American EvangelicalsSubscriber Access Only
Melani McAlister’s new history aims to capture what the familiar political story leaves out.
John Inazu: Why I’m Still Confident About ‘Confident Pluralism’
The past two years have only strengthened my belief that tolerance, humility, and patience can help heal our fractious public life.
Iranian Christian Refugees Are Still Stranded in Austria. But Are Things About to Change?
Dozens of Christians and other religious minorities from Iran have been on a resettlement roller coaster. It just took a new turn.
Make Worship Patriotic Again? The Top 10 Songs for Fourth of July Services
A look at America’s favorite God-and-country tunes, from Revolutionary War anthems to a Trump-inspired musical number.
Fear, Power, Nostalgia, and the 81 Percent
An evangelical historian searches for the roots of Trump-friendly evangelicalism.
Isaac Backus: An 18th-Century Evangelical with 21st-Century WisdomSubscriber Access Only
On questions of race, religious liberty, and political power, the Baptist preacher should be our guiding light.
You Can’t Have Racial Justice Without a Bloody CrossSubscriber Access Only
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove’s necessary rebuke on race rests on a sadly truncated gospel.
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Have Archaeologists Found the Lost City of the Apostles?
Have Archaeologists Found the Lost City of the Apostles?
Recent discoveries have placed the biblical city of Bethsaida closer to shore where Peter and Andrew left their nets to follow Christ.
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