• Read an excerpt from BELIEVERS: A JOURNEY INTO EVANGELICAL AMERICA (Viking, 2006) by Jeffrey L. Sheler:
    Rick Warren loped onto the stage from somewhere near the rear, looking thoroughly relaxed in a blue-and-white Hawaiian shirt, khakis, and brown deck shoes. He … More

    September 1, 2006 | Comments

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    In New Orleans, officials estimate that as of summer 2006, the population is only about 45 percent of what it was before Hurricane Katrina. Many survivors still face overwhelming needs, and faith-based groups continue to play a central role in trying to meet them. More

    August 25, 2006 | Comments

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    According to the fertility industry, 30,000 babies are born each year to women who have been provided with donor sperm. Most donors prefer to remain anonymous, but what happens when a child asks, “Who is my father?” More

    August 25, 2006 | Comments

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    One of Martin Luther King Jr's friends and preaching mentors was another prominent minister, Rev Gardner Taylor, who at 88 years old is still mentoring new generations of pastors.

    August 18, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s July 24, 2006 interview in Raleigh, North Carolina, with the Rev. Gardner C. Taylor. More

    August 18, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about Gardner Taylor with Duke Divinity School professor of preaching Richard Lischer.

    August 18, 2006 | Comments

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    The debate over religion and politicking has pitted clergy against clergy in the key battleground state of Ohio. In a highly unusual move, over 60 members of the clergy of a variety of Christian and Jewish denominations filed a complaint with the IRS accusing Pastor Russell Johnson and another pastor of improperly using their churches in political activities. More

    August 18, 2006 | Comments

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    Read an excerpt from HOW SHALL THEY PREACH? by Gardner C. Taylor.

    August 18, 2006 | Comments

  • BOOK EXCERPT

    by Vali Nasr (W.W. Norton & Company, 2006)
    It is clear today that America cannot take comfort in an imagined future for the Middle East, and cannot force the realization of that future. Such an approach guided the path to … More

    August 11, 2006 | Comments

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    Read correspondent Lucky Severson’s August 7, 2006 interview in Washington, D.C. with Vali Nasr, a professor in the Department of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. More

    August 10, 2006 | Comments