Decoupling religious identity: A Muslim Response to Brian McLaren

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This post is part of an inter-faith discussion on Brian McLaren's new book Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha and Mohammed Cross the Road?, hosted at the Patheos Book Club.Brian McLaren is an evangelical Christian pastor with a deep interest in interfaith outreach and dialogue. This book is probably the culmination of his life's work in that regard, and in it he seeks to build a foundation on which Christians can effectively communicate with other faiths. The target audience for this book are … [Read more...]

Presidential religion

The Redeemer? Conservative evangelicals have more in common with this man than they do with either man on the Republican ticket

This tweet by Blake Hounshell deserves highlighting:So, despite the conspiracy theories, Obama is the only Protestant in the race.— Blake Hounshell (@blakehounshell) August 11, 2012Note, fully one-third of conservative Republicans believe Barack Obama is Muslim, up from 16% in 2008. … [Read more...]


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