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July 29, 2014
Church of The New York Times keeps preaching its own faith
It's time for another "Kellerism" update, as The New York Times continues its efforts to...
July 28, 2014
Why do some Protestants teach “young earth” chronology?
ANNE ASKS: What is the explanation for today’s “young earth” movement among evangelicals? THE RELIGION...
July 24, 2014
Trend or not? Evangelicals reportedly questioning the Bible
"a medium-sized evangelical church in Laguna Beach where [Rob] Bell sometimes attends services" Strange not...
July 23, 2014
Study: Religious kids believe the Bible and other ‘fiction’
Is this Clutching at Straws Month? Because I don't know how to dress or what...
July 21, 2014
How should we define — and assess — atheism?
DANIEL ASKS: Is it becoming possible to be religious without believing in god? (the lower-case...
July 18, 2014
NYTimes warns: Evangelistic speech near the National Mall!
Are there any GetReligion readers out there who remember the mini-media storm back in 1999...
July 18, 2014
Changing climate — of church views on the environment
USA Today has been eroding its standard of short, shallow stories. And for a complex...
July 16, 2014
Should Louisiana priest say what he heard in confession?
Dead men file no lawsuits. They also don’t defend themselves to TV reporters. And live...
July 11, 2014
In Catholic schools: Demographics is destiny, so is doctrine
Not that long ago, I wrote a post about religious faith and mathematics that turned...
July 08, 2014
The Boston Globe veers into the doctrines of ‘Kellerism’
Just the other day, I heard a long-time GetReligion reader use a very interesting new...
July 07, 2014
How does that HHS mandate ruling affect American religion?
THE RELIGION GUY EXPLAINS: So far, no-one has yet posted a question on the June...
July 06, 2014
Pod people: White House vs. the Wheaton College covenant
From the very beginning, some mainstream news organization have -- appropriately so -- emphasized that...
June 30, 2014
Where does anti-Hitler hero Dietrich Bonhoeffer fit?
JOHN ASKS: [Dietrich Bonhoeffer] was a hero and martyr for the faith, but is it...
June 23, 2014
The track record when atheists wield political power?
DUANE’S QUESTION: He’d like to know what The Religion Guy was talking about in this...
June 21, 2014
Got religion? Better not put it on your first resume
Day after day, week after week, month after month, religion-beat reporters receive emails from pollsters,...
June 20, 2014
The Atlantic: Apparently, ‘evangelical’ now equals ‘cult’
Veteran GetReligion readers will know that, every year or two, there is some kind of...
June 16, 2014
Do religions influence China’s atheistic rulers?
MADDIE ASKS: How much of ... eastern and western religions have had an influence on...
June 16, 2014
The Godbeat: Cry for a renewed emphasis on the liberal arts
Let's flash back for a moment to the press coverage of the dramatic fall of...
June 12, 2014
Ghosts after Seattle Pacific shooting? Not in this story
Here at GetReligion, we blog often about holy ghosts in news coverage. However, we much...
June 11, 2014
NYTimes notices old doctrine wars over InterVarsity chapters
The debate started out behind closed doors but quickly jumped into the mainstream press. The...
June 09, 2014
Which religions favor separation of church and state?
LISA ASKS: Do all religions teach separation between church and state? If not, which...
June 06, 2014
Seeking the shooter’s motive at Seattle Pacific University?
This time, it appears that a lone gunman acting for some unknown, mysterious reason decided...
June 03, 2014
Building religion IQ in reporters? We say, ‘Amen!’
Usually, GetReligion focuses on critiquing mainstream media coverage of religion and pointing out holy ghosts....
May 30, 2014
WPost: Avoiding Maya Angelou’s soul, if at all possible
In the world of political, cultural and social studies theory there is a term --...
May 21, 2014
Forget Genesis: Adam and Eve make NYTimes front page
From the Bible's Genesis account of creation: The Lord God took the man and put him in...
May 15, 2014
There he goes, there (Bill Keller) goes again …
In light of the latest newsroom drama at The New York Times, let's pause and...
May 12, 2014
Should the high court have backed town council prayers?
BRAD ASKS: [Regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's new Greece v. Galloway ruling that allows prayers...
May 11, 2014
Some new facts on Harvard’s Satanists from Daily News
The Harvard Satanist story will not die. Monday's Black Mass continues to generate conversation on...
May 09, 2014
Why should the devil have all the best press?
Satan sells newspapers. Where would newspapers or television be without devil stories? Satanic ritual abuse,...
May 09, 2014
God, sex, ‘military values’ and the U.S. Naval Academy
Most weekday mornings, as I make my short drive to the train station for my...
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