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July 29, 2014
Portland, part II: Saving kids from ‘fundamentalist sect’
My colleague Bobby Ross Jr. picked the better article. As much fault as he found...
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...
June 10, 2014
The ongoing spectacle of NYTimes contempt for religion
Yes, this was a piece of commentary. In other words, it was not a news...
June 01, 2014
Debating the new Associated Press Stylebook, round two
At this point, I still do not have a copy of the new Associated Press...
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 17, 2014
About those evangelical whispers on same-sex marriage
As you would imagine, your GetReligionistas are never eager to critique the work of previous...
April 02, 2014
Lessons from Waco: Some folks just don’t get religion
Even after a small stack of best-selling books, Malcolm Gladwell remains what he has long...
March 19, 2014
Say what!? A Phelps story even Joe Friday would approve
Bad journalism makes for good GetReligion posts. See "'Fred Phelps has been excommunicated' and other...
February 16, 2014
Seeking the sympathetic critics of Bob Jones University
As any journalist knows, institutions -- secular or religious -- do not like to talk...
February 03, 2014
Women and men and the Bible and the church
PARK ASKS: What are the major scriptural passages [and interpretations] relative to a complementarian and...
January 30, 2014
Read this story and weep! But ask a few more questions
Every now and then, I receive private emails, or emails sent through our contact link,...
December 20, 2013
Duck czar: World-class sinner who has been there, done that
A long, long time ago -- pre-World Wide Web -- I wrote a column for...
December 19, 2013
Pondering duck doctrines and our bubble-bound media elite
Let's see. Where should we begin on this oh-so-bizarre morning? What will it be, Pope...
December 16, 2013
So which Bible version is really the most authentic?
DUANE ASKS: There are many different versions of the Bible: King James, New International Version,...
December 12, 2013
Santa Claus is coming … to Texas schools
No more winter parties in Wichita Falls, nor holiday trees in Houston: Schoolchildren in the...
November 16, 2013
NYTimes frames snake handler issue — correctly!
Even though The New York Times is the newspaper I sometimes "love to hate" for its...
October 17, 2013
Luke Russert on snark, journalism, faith and easy targets
Let's start the day with a quick thought from Luke Russert of NBC News, who...
October 15, 2013
Chuck Smith, fundamentalism and (yes) the AP stylebook
Readers who have been following this weblog through the years are probably familiar with the...
September 13, 2013
Hey AP: Does anyone know why Terry Jones was arrested?
If you have spent much time studying First Amendment cases you will know that many...
July 24, 2013
Uncovering part of those church modesty debates
As I have mentioned many times here at GetReligion, Deacon Greg Kandra's blog "The Deacon's...
June 12, 2013
Fundamental misunderstandings of ‘fundamentalism’
When it comes to religious terms, you would be hard pressed to find a word...
June 09, 2013
Political reporters learn about St. Augustine. Chaos ensues.
On Friday, Angus Dwyer wrote on Twitter: You'll never guess what uncontroversial Christian doctrine this...
May 12, 2013
WWROD? Another stab at defining the word ‘evangelical’
Long ago, I asked the Rev. Billy Graham a question that I really thought he,...
April 02, 2013
Steubenville: Ties between rape and ‘fundamentalist’ teens?
Your GetReligionistas don't spend much time digging around in the growing world of first-person, advocacy...
February 08, 2013
Covering opposition to syncretism in a syncretized world
There is nothing more fun about being a confessional Lutheran than explaining our position on...
February 04, 2013
News flash! Pastors preach different sermons on sex!
The Associated Press carried a story the other day that made a very interesting --...
January 07, 2013
More about Ray Lewis and his Psalms 91 t-shirt
So, GetReligion readers, I am happy to report that the Baltimore Sun team noticed the...
November 27, 2012
Going off-script: Angus Jones zaps ‘Two and a Half Men’
First things first. I sincerely hope that you've never had the displeasure of watching the...
November 25, 2012
Times team laughs at all those bitter Texans
Since I grew up in a solidly Baylor family, I have always understood why the...
November 15, 2012
Got news? Obama as Antichrist prequel draws silence
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