New Barna survey reveals spiritual attitudes of gays

George Barna has made a career of surveying people regarding Christian related issues and attitudes. In this new survey, he aims to provide a spiritual profile of gays with comparisons to a comparable group of straights. Here is his summary and then some highlights:George Barna, whose company conducted the research, pointed out that some popular stereotypes about the spiritual life of gays and lesbians are simply wrong.‚ÄúPeople who portray gay adults as godless, hedonistic, Christian b … [Read more...]

Some light on Sarah Palin's church affiliation

Lots of rumors have been flying around about McCain's VP pick, Sarah Palin and her family. In trying to understand her worldview, church affiliation has been of great interest. This seems understandable given the scrutiny given to Barack Obama's pastor and the worldview espoused there.Some are reporting that the family attends Charismatic or dominionist churches, but it appears that they attend a Bible church in Wasilla. Rob Schenck of the National Clergy Council said in a press release that … [Read more...]

Religion and the 2008 election: A conversation with Paul Kengor, Fred Barnes and Michael Medved

Currently, here at Grove City College, the Center for Vision and Values is hosting our annual conference. Titled, "Church and State: 2008 - A history of church-state relations and and a look at where the values voter will turn in 2008," the schedule is filled with scholarly papers regarding church-state relations with special emphasis on how these issues impact politics and policy.Earlier this evening, I attended a panel discussion that was billed as an interview of the Beltway Boys (Fred … [Read more...]


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