Tag: Politics

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    This former White House press secretary wants to change our bitter political climate and restore “real relationships of trust.” After graduating from Wesley Theological Seminary, McCurry, a United Methodist, says he “felt some sense of call, that God was putting on me a challenge to see if I could do something about this broken world of politics that I’ve worked in for so long.” More

    May 17, 2013 | Comments

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    “I think the single biggest missing ingredient in our political system right now are real relationships of trust, human relationships where people really think about and care about each other. And that’s right where the church has to be.” More

    May 17, 2013 | Comments

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    How will the Democratic Party appeal to religious voters without alienating the rising numbers of religiously unaffiliated voters? More

    March 8, 2013 | Comments

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    “Candidates do often benefit from talking about their personal faith, but once that becomes politicized it can create some real problems for them, so they tend to stick to other sets of issues.”

    March 8, 2013 | Comments

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    “In our data for 2012 we are finding that the religiously unaffiliated outnumber white mainline Protestants, white Catholics, and even black Protestants among Democratic and Democratic-leaning registered voters.” More

    March 8, 2013 | Comments

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    Three religious leaders continue their conversation about the mood of the country as President Obama’s second inaugural approaches and consider the crisis of gun violence and the inability of American society to deal with conflict. Violence, says theology professor Harold Dean Trulear, is “who we are as Americans.” More

    January 18, 2013 | Comments

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    The God gap was alive and well this year in American politics, according to one professor of political science. White evangelicals, Catholics, Mormons, and a growing number of religiously unaffiliated voters all played a part in Election 2012. More

    November 2, 2012 | Comments

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    Rev. C. Welton Gaddy, president of the Interfaith Alliance, talks about the role of religion in politics and the dangers when politicians inappropriately use religion. More

    September 7, 2012 | Comments

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    We discuss the major religion and ethics stories anticipated in 2012, including religion in the upcoming elections, faith-based activity in the budget debates and immigration policy, key religion cases before the Supreme Court and mainline denominations and issues of homosexuality. More

    December 30, 2011 | Comments

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    Evangelicals are a key Republican constituency, especially in the primary season, and they still appear to be up for grabs. More

    October 21, 2011 | Comments

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