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  1. early and often
    President Trump Holds A 'Make America Great Again' Victory Rally
    No, America Doesn’t Need a MAGA ‘Day of Christian Visibility’Trump’s efforts to conflate Christianity with his cause, and to mobilize both on behalf of transphobic hate, are offensive to both church and state.
  2. religion
    The Infidel Turned ChristianAyaan Hirsi Ali’s latest conversion is all about politics.
  3. religion
    ‘New Moses’ Is the Latest Sign of the Christian Right’s Trump ConfusionConservative Christians used to treat Trump as an unwitting agent of God. Now they’re beginning to act like he’s a religious leader.
  4. gun violence
    The Christians Who Make Little Martyrs Out of Uvalde’s VictimsA nihilistic religion worships the gun.
  5. politics
    We Still Need Martin Luther King Jr.’s Aspirational PatriotismHe challenged Americans to live up to our values, not to boast of our own inherent greatness.
  6. politics
    Donald Trump Jr. Rejects Christianity’s ‘Turn the Other Cheek’ TeachingChristianity without kindness is a Trump-family tradition.
  7. religion
    Josh Duggar’s Shame and OursWhy did America fall in love with a family of extremists?
  8. sunday school
    Excluding Catholics From Communion Was Once the NormU.S. bishops’ plan to discipline President Biden failed, but for centuries questions of “worthiness” kept laypeople from taking Communion.
  9. christianity
    Are Conservative Christians the Real ‘Secularists’ Now?In their subordination of religion to cultural and political conservatism, many believers are pursuing power more than righteousness.
  10. 9/11: 20 years later
    I Thought 9/11 Was the End-Times. Literally.This is what the attacks looked like to those steeped in a biblical education.
  11. religion
    The Allure and Danger of Anti-Modern ReligionIn a perilous time, it’s easy to underestimate American pluralism and long for old and dogmatic religious forms. That doesn’t mean we should.
  12. coronavirus
    The Coronavirus Is Testing Organized ReligionReligious believers often look to faith communities for safety in times of danger. But what if that poses public heath dangers, too?
  13. gotta go fast
    The Pious World of Christian Sonic the Hedgehog Fan ArtSonic exists right on the edge of “family-friendly” and “edgy as heck,” making him a potent figure for Christian youth.
  14. vision 2020
    My Existential Dread of 2020The long-awaited reckoning with Trumpism is about to arrive.
  15. religion
    Mayor Pete Is Putting a Spotlight on the Prejudices of the Christian RightButtigieg’s challenge to Pence exposes the atavistic prejudices underlying a homophobia rooted in religious dogma.
  16. religion
    Openly Gay, Openly Christian Buttigieg Challenges the Religious RightA churchgoing, married vet who happens to be gay will likely confound a religious right that embraces homophobia and President Trump.
  17. education
    Trump So Passionate on Bible Literacy That He Wants It Taught in Public SchoolsIt seems he’s considerably less passionate about the separation of church and state.
  18. what the right is reading
    Why They Listen to Jordan PetersonThe psychology professor’s emergence as an internet star shows there are plenty of people out there looking for a prophet.
  19. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Putin’s First Year in the White HouseHow successful has the Kremlin’s investment in shaping America’s governance been?
  20. Forgotten Mainline Protestants Challenge Evangelicals to Stand Up to TrumpWhile most conservative evangelical leaders are avid Trump fans or passive enablers, mainline Protestants are urging them to show some independence.
  21. Did Bernie Sanders Embrace a ‘Religious Test’ for a Trump Nominee?A White House pick voiced a certain view of who is eligible for salvation. The Vermont senator considered that disqualifying.
  22. awful things
    At Least 25 Killed in Egypt Cathedral BlastThe bomb, packed with shrapnel, tore through a women’s worship hall at one of Cairo’s more important Coptic churches.
  23. the gods must be crazy
    Some People Who Have Spent Their Lives Wanting to Say They Found Noah’s Ark Finally Say ItAnd good for them.
  24. cable news news
    ‘A Lot of Latter-Day Saints Would Think That Beck Was Asking Them to Leave Their Own Church’“Am I advising people to leave their church? Yes!”
  25. in other news
    Brit Hume Needs to Learn What the Word ‘Proselytize’ MeansBecause repeatedly telling Tiger Woods he should convert to Christianity is not, as he claims, proselytizing.
  26. the most important people in the world
    Current Madonna and Jesus Out-Google Earlier Madonna and Jesus Nine to OneAnd this is totally old Jesus’s go-time!