Religious Right leaders and their followers make it clear that they’re pining for the 1950s. This is a common affliction among the Religious Right. How they love that Golden Era of families, faith and freedom! There’s just one problem: It’s wasn’t so golden for lots of people.
My interest in homeschooling was first sparked nearly 20 years ago, when I was a socially awkward adolescent with a chaotic family life. I became close to a conservative Christian homeschooling family that seemed perfect in every way. Through my connection to this family, I was introduced to a whole world of conservative Christian homeschoolers, some of whom we would now consider “Quiverfull” families: homeschooling conservatives who eschew any form of family planning and choose…
Since Trump became President, new laws are imposing hardline Christian values across all levels of American society.
Since Donald Trump became president, Christian groups have provided state politicians with ‘model bills’ to help frame laws that target Christian messages across American society
New research finds that, when evangelical organizations raise their profile by sponsoring a high-profile political campaign, a backlash ensues.
I think we can safely say that President Donald Trump has changed American politics forever. He won the White House with no political experience, didn’t release his tax returns, and the extent to which Russia was involved in tilting the election is still under investigation. In the midst of all of Trump’s deception and corruption, there’s one rule he had to follow: yielding to the word of God. This article originally appeared on Salon Be a good person by treating others…
A Christian author recently told her followers on Facebook to avoid taking vaccines because they were never mentioned anywhere in the Bible. Per Patheos, Christian wellness author Brittney Kara last week posted a video to her Facebook account that took Christians to task for vaccinating their children. “There’s nothing in the Bible that talks about vaccines,” she says. “So, just want you guys to think about that. So if God knew in the future that…
Christians sued the city of Grand Haven (Michigan) to put a giant cross back up, and today marked the final nail in their coffin.
American history’s Christian slaveholders—and, if asked, most would have defined themselves as Christian—had two favorites texts.
In deep-red white America, the white Christian God is king.