Two religious conservatives offer their views on political involvement, Glenn Beck, evangelical Christianity, and more. More
“There is some new energy for religious conservatives that’s growing out of the Tea Party,” says George Mason University political scientist Mark Rozell, who calls the relationship between the two groups “mutually reinforcing, even though they are not necessarily all the same people.” More
Martin Luther King Jr and Abraham Lincoln loomed large over Glenn Beck’s recent Restore Honor rally. Both of them were exceptional historical figures who had an exceptional sense of caution when they spoke of God in relation to American destiny.
“As Americans now endeavor to ‘turn the page,’ we must determine whether the irrevocable past will endure like a nightmare in our efforts at world leadership or whether we will be capable of the repentance, reformation, and simple good-neighborliness that will be necessary to restore those nonmilitary aspects of our power.” More
The director of the Presbyterian Church USA’s Public Witness, Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry speaks about the biblical meaning of neighbor and family and how that shapes the perspective of some faith communities on comprehensive immigration reform. More