Tag: Religion and Politics

  • “Oftentimes in the Christian conservative community we are not expressing love of our fellow-man,” says Jim Daly, president and CEO of Focus on the Family. “We can come across as very harsh, too harsh.” More

    February 22, 2013 | Comments (8)

  • Some pastors say their job is not to endorse political candidates. It is to make sure that their church members vote and “that they understand what’s at stake,” says Pastor Jeffery Daniel. More

    September 21, 2012 | Comments (18)

  • “Rick Santorum is a very particular kind of Catholic…A lot of Catholics don’t see themselves in him, and a lot of people actually don’t even know that he’s Catholic. Most people assume he’s an evangelical,” says Religion News Service editor in chief Kevin Eckstrom.
    know that he’s Catholic. Most people assume he’s an evangelical.” More

    March 9, 2012 | Comments (4)

  • Watch excerpts of former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee's speech at the 2009 Values Voter Summit.

    September 22, 2009 | Comments (7)

  • Bob Abernethy looks back on the impact of religion on the 2008 campaign with R & E Managing Editor Kim Lawton, professor John Green of the University of Akron’s Ray C. Bliss Institute, and Eugene Sutton, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland. More

    November 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • Adam Hamilton, senior pastor at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas, suggests that people of faith have come through the long 2008 presidential campaign season tired of the politics of polarization and hungry for more thoughtful politicians.

    November 4, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • Jonathan Merritt, national spokesperson for the Southern Baptist Environment and Climate Initiative, says younger evangelicals are interested in a broader range of issues than their parents. More

    October 31, 2008 | Comments (1)

  • In an interview, Anna Greenberg, senior vice-president at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, describes the results of her new survey for Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly and the United Nations Foundation which took a special look at the views of evangelicals ages 18-29. She analyzes how the findings could affect the American political scene. More

    October 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • Students at Calvin College, an evangelical liberal arts school in Grand Rapids, Michigan, talk about their social and political views. More

    October 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • All four candidates describe themselves as Christians, but they talk about their faith — and apply it to their politics — in very different ways. More

    October 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

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