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July 30, 2014
Members mourn Atlanta church; why don’t they talk?
When a congregation has to leave its church building, it's like moving away from home....
July 22, 2014
Pod people: Are all political liberals also on moral left?
Every now and then, Issues, Etc., host Todd Wilken take and I off in one...
July 17, 2014
Are evangelicals America’s only real moral conservatives?
Nearly a decade ago, the conservative Weekly Standard ran a very newsy story on its...
July 03, 2014
Attention editors: Is there a ‘Little Sisters’ case in your area?
While the post-Hobby Lobby meltdown continues on the cultural and journalistic left -- this New...
June 27, 2014
ESPN offers faith-free version of Isaiah Austin’s testimony
If you care about what is happening in modern, multi-platform journalism then you have to...
June 26, 2014
Pod people: Sometimes editors really need to do the math
I have never been much of a math guy, but sometimes you have to see...
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 19, 2014
All Catholics oppose death penalty and all Baptists favor it?
In the wake of the nation's first executions since Oklahoma's botched lethal injection, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
June 15, 2014
A touching Father’s Day profile from down in Georgia
It's Father's Day (and I need a nap after the special lunch my wife made),...
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...
May 21, 2014
WPost probes hot debate on the banks of River Jordan
I have crossed the Jordan River twice in my life and both times the experience...
May 21, 2014
The Atlantic finds new sect: Southern Baptist Convention
Maybe someone at The Atlantic was trying to be clever or just writing too fast....
May 20, 2014
Baptists ‘unofficially’ changing doctrine on homosexuality?
Southern Baptist leaders are seeking a "softer approach on homosexuality," reports National Public Radio's "All Things Considered."...
May 17, 2014
About that prophetic USA Today story grilling Mark Jackson
It's time for a quick trip into my very large folder of GetReligion guilt, that...
April 30, 2014
Falwell’s 2014 Liberty: ‘Fundamentalist Baptist’ university?
Here at GetReligion, the "F-word" always catches our attention. I'm referring, of course, to fundamentalist. It's...
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 24, 2014
More on politics, sin and Louisiana’s kissing congressman
For anyone unfamiliar with Rep. Vance McAllister, he's a Louisiana congressman who ran on a...
April 23, 2014
Some compelling religion stories from Easter front pages
Fittingly, stories of rebirth and renewal made their way to many newspaper front pages on...
April 22, 2014
Weed in Denver, but Easter news on other front pages
If you live in the Mile High City (no pun intended), you woke up Sunday...
April 20, 2014
Glorious Pascha! The Baltimore Sun gets the key parts right
I keep saying this year after year, but it's true. One of the greatest challenges...
April 09, 2014
Washington mudslide disaster: the heart of the matter
More than two weeks after the horrendous mudslide in Oso, Wash., news coverage is taking...
April 05, 2014
Final Four ghosts in long story on Kentucky’s Julius Randle
While in Arlington, Texas, on Monday for my beloved Rangers' season opener at the newly...
March 28, 2014
World Vision, donors, scripture and ‘online speculation’
It took a few days, but the newspaper of record has now produced a solid...
March 19, 2014
Do journalists need to crank up the Phelps vitriol? Really?
At this point, it's pretty clear that coverage of the demise of the Rev. Fred...
March 13, 2014
Pod people: There really are two sides to every story, folks
The stories we critique here at GetReligion usually fall into one of two categories. First...
March 13, 2014
Concerning all those angry white married men in pews
It's mid-term election time, which means that it's time, once again, for the mainstream press...
March 10, 2014
After more bullets in Baltimore: ‘Why couldn’t God stop this?’
Long ago, I was talking to an inner-city pastor (a priest, actually) in Denver who...
March 07, 2014
One thing wrong with that ‘give up one thing for Lent’ thing
I don't know precisely when it happened, but somewhere during the past decade or two...
March 07, 2014
Kentucky church gun giveaway story shoots straight
Churches offering free items, services or even doughnuts to their neighbors isn't news. When they...
March 06, 2014
AP finally spikes infamous Nazi Christian Youth (not) photo
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