“I would say to the evangelicals who have joined this movement be careful, you will be used,” says Rev. Richard Cizik of the New Evangelical Partnership. “I want a society and a government and its policies to reflect values I find in Scripture, but that’s not what you hear from Tea Party leadership.” More
Two religious conservatives offer their views on political involvement, Glenn Beck, evangelical Christianity, and more. More
Watch Tyler Wigg-Stevenson, founding director of the Two Futures Project, discuss nuclear disarmament from a Christian perspective.
Humorist Will Rogers was famous for joking, "I am a member of no organized political party. I am a Democrat." The 2008 Democratic National Convention demonstrated just how far removed today's Democratic Party is from that of Rogers' day.
Reporting from the floor of the Republican National Convention, Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton says social conserative delegates there remain excited by McCain running mate Gov. Sarah Palin, pleased with her strong pro-life stance, and unphased by the news of her unwed teen-age daughter's pregnancy.
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton reports from the Democratic National Convention on how Catholic, evangelical, and Jewish groups are responding to the vice presidential nomination of Joe Biden, a pro-choice Roman Catholic.
Read excerpts from Kim Lawton's August 17, 2008 interview with Pastor Rick Warren at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California.
“Kennedy talked more about separation of church and state, because that was the attack that was launched against him. Romney’s problem is different in the sense that people see his Mormonism as exotic or esoteric, and he has to knock that down without being too explicit about what Mormon doctrine really is,” says Shaun Casey, associate professor of Christian ethics at Wesley Theological Seminary. More
While Romney’s speech may go over well with the average American voter, says professor David Davenport, he may have a harder time swaying evangelical conservatives. More