How Gay Marriage Really Theatens Religious Freedom

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Recently I asked whether evangelicals should consider, while holding fast to their views on God’s design for human sexuality and marriage, dropping their insistence that the American legal system should reflect our Judeo-Christian convictions and exclude same-sex marriages.  I followed with Ten Things I Believe About Evangelicals and Gay Marriage – and a fantastic conversation ensued in [Read More...]

Sex, God and Politics

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Is sex more satisfying for conservative women?  Or are liberal women just making an idol out of sex? The always-stimulating (no pun intended) Mark Regnerus, a Patheos blogger and one of the most significant sociologists of religion practicing the craft today (and Mark is a gadfly in the most salutary sense, but far more controversial than [Read More...]

Samuel Rodriguez: Partisan Extremist?

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Samuel Rodriguez, President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, has his detractors. Is he an irenic, new kind of evangelical? Or a partisan extremist? [Read more...]

Four Reasons Why a Candidate’s Faith Matters – And Why This Helps Romney

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If Robert Jeffress—who famously called Mormonism a “cult” and Romney “not a Christian”—had merely urged Christians to prefer their fellow Christians amongst equally qualified candidates, he would not have found himself in such hot water. A simple thought experiment shows us that most of us are, in fact, willing to consider a candidate’s faith in [Read More...]

Why We Need More Religion in Politics, Not Less

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Last week I received another expression of a very common sentiment in the comments box at Philosophical Fragments – and the commenter wished it known that she was “not a libertine” but a 50-year-old former-Christian woman with a long marriage and three children, two in the military.  She wrote: George Bush and his supporters were a [Read More...]


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