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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 17, 2014
Politico’s long-but-shallow exposé on Hobby Lobby family
Cue the dramatic music. Politico has a breathless, 2,200-word profile of the Greens — the...
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
NYTimes: Waves of generic refugees run for their lives in Iraq
The news from Iraq grows more and more distressing, at least for those who favor...
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 05, 2014
Hey BBC: What do the generals in northern Nigeria believe?
The horror stories continue in Nigeria, day after day, covered by professionals in newsrooms around...
June 02, 2014
Can Christian unity help a troubled Ukraine?
May 26, 2014
What was the ‘real’ reason Francis made this pilgrimage?
It's time, once again, to face the obvious. There is no subject in the world...
May 23, 2014
Specific notes of hope, along with the horrors in Nigeria
I don't want to turn this into a trend, or anything. Heaven forbid. However, the...
May 19, 2014
Persecution in India: It matters only if it’s about Muslims
Nice to know the New York Times cares so much about religious freedom in India...
May 16, 2014
About those Nigerian Christian girls, chanting in Arabic
As I have said many times, I have no idea how foreign correspondents do the...
May 16, 2014
Reuters: On apostasy and the death penalty in Islam
A 27-year-old woman, Meriam Yahia Ibrahim, has been sentenced to death for the crime of...
May 13, 2014
What rights should parents of gay children have in Maryland?
Here we go again. The Baltimore Sun -- the newspaper that lands in my front...
May 13, 2014
NYTimes leans to the right in Christian legal profile?
No, the "socially liberal" New York Times didn't lean all the way to the right....
May 12, 2014
So #bringbackourgirls is finally a news story! Why now?
At this point, the kidnapped girls in Nigeria are officially "A News Story," which means...
May 11, 2014
Pod people: Reindeers and the quest for nonsectarian prayer
So why, you ask, is that generic civic Christmas scene on top of this GetReligion...
May 10, 2014
Getting a feel for the whole elephant in that Mississippi law
You know that ancient story about the blind men groping their way around an elephant?...
May 09, 2014
AP’s one-sided report on teaching Bible in public schools
Gotcha! That's the distinct tone of an Associated Press story out this week (just three weeks...
May 07, 2014
Yes, it’s crucial that Boko Haram kills and tortures Muslims
Yes, we need to focus on Nigeria and Boko ("books") Haram ("forbidden"). Again. Why? Why...
May 07, 2014
Boko Haram leader’s profile: chilling but incomplete
"His name is Abubakar Shekau. He is the leader of Boko Haram. And he has...
May 06, 2014
Gasp! NYTimes covers the heart of Kennedy’s argument!
Let's hear it for The New York Times, a newspaper that can always be trusted...
May 06, 2014
SCOTUS prayer case: reporting, opinion in one story
Like many towns, prayer opens government meetings in Greece, N.Y. Unlike many towns, a couple...
May 05, 2014
Mystery solved? Has NYTimes seen light on Boko Haram?
There may be some news for GetReligion readers who have been following the "mysterious" case...
April 29, 2014
Same-sex marriage, religious freedom and a liberal twist
An extremely interesting — and potentially highly important — twist came Monday in the ongoing...
April 26, 2014
Was Kabul shooting over religion? Shouldn’t someone ask?
Q: What question has no answer? A: The one you don’t ask. In Thursday's shooting...
April 25, 2014
AP sticks it to Mississippi religious freedom law
Earlier this month, I wrote a post titled "Via AP, a tasty piece on a same-sex...
April 23, 2014
WPost team looks at politics in 2014, sees zero folks in pews
It's time to set the wayback (actually, it's WABAC) machine for the year 2003, when...
April 17, 2014
Ahhh … a balanced article on religion … thanks, David
After carving apart so many journalism-challenged articles, it's nice to be able to throw laurels...
April 16, 2014
Is this Bible legislation legal? Quick, call and ask my pastor!
No fooling, the following lede comes not from the satire publication The Onion but from...
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