“Isn’t Obama’s Christianity a private matter? Isn’t it peripheral to the real issues at hand? Not right now. The culture is desperate for adult guidance when it comes to religion.” More
Read more of Bob Abernethy's interview with novelist Marilynne Robinson.
It was a week of prayers and pleas for peace and gestures of reconciliation to all sides in the Holy Land.
For most of its history, Christianity had a powerful representation in Europe, Africa, and Asia, and much of what is now referred to as "the Islamic world" was once Christian, according to the latest book by Penn State history and religious studies professor Philip Jenkins.