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What's most important about this speech is not what it's attempting to do, but for what it proclaims: the death of the old political order among American religious conservatives, and the birth of something new. Let the dead bury their own dead. There ...

Pastor Chris Okotie has spoken on the state of religion in America and the ongoing presidential election. Using his facebook page, the HouseHold of God Church reverend, said Donald Trump would take the country back to God.
I can understand the benefits of liberal religion in America. Yale has a great diversity of religious groups who provide homely comfort and support to many.
The site is also a reflection on the changing trends of American religious life of decreasing denominational affiliation and increasing individual searches for spiritual leaders.
It is, in fact, possible that exposure to terrorist attacks and international conflicts might have increased importance of religion in America. In 1996, 50.9 percent of white Americans endorsed the idea that it was important for one to be a Christian ...

My position is the first at the Smithsonian dedicated specifically to American religious history. Viewing the role I now have historically, I would say the creation of a curatorship of religion at the NMAH is part of a larger effort over the last 15 ...
Dr. David Weaver-Zercher, professor of American religious history at Messiah College, will present "Humanizing Martyrdom: 'Martyrs Mirror' and the Artwork of Jan Luyken" during a Bluffton University Forum at 11 a.m.
Debra Low-Skinner of Christ Episcopal Church-Sei Ko Kai on behalf of the Japanese American religious Federation. The program closed with a performance by Cal Raijin Taiko.
politics and religion in America: how do the two intersect at this moment in our nation's history? Kevin Kruse, M.A. '97, Ph.
One of my favourite examples, because it was compressed into such a short space of time, comes from a truly great American religious invention: Alcoholics Anonymous. When AA started, the doctrine was that alcoholism was a genetic flaw. Fifty years ...
Many allegations have been made against the Democratic candidate saying she is actively engaged in attacking religion in America. Clinton's liberal stances on abortion, gay rights and immigrants have caused religious Americans, especially evangelicals ...
Inside the evangelicals: How religion has shaped American politics over the past 50 years A stained glass window adorns Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, Wednesday, July 6, 2016.
My position is the first at the Smithsonian dedicated specifically to American religious history. Viewing the role I now ... the nation and the world. It grows out of awareness that one cannot tell the story of America without including the story of ...
Third, during the past several decades totally independent churches and unaffiliated denominations have simply exploded on the American religious scene. By "exploded" I mean come into existence and grown by leaps and bounds. Let me offer just one ...
"What he's done has been rather important in that the Orthodox tend to count the membership somewhat differently than the rest of us," said J. Gordon Melton, Ph.
It is, in fact, possible that exposure to terrorist attacks and international conflicts might have increased importance of religion in America. In 1996, 50.9 percent of white Americans endorsed the idea that it was important for one to be a Christian ...
It is, in fact, possible that exposure to terrorist attacks and international conflicts might have increased importance of religion in America. In 1996, 50.9 percent of white Americans endorsed the idea that it was important for one to be a Christian ...
Dr. David Weaver-Zercher, professor of American religious history at Messiah College, will present "Humanizing Martyrdom: 'Martyrs Mirror' and the Artwork of Jan Luyken" during a Bluffton University Forum at 11 a.m.
It is, in fact, possible that exposure to terrorist attacks and international conflicts might have increased importance of religion in America. In 1996, 50.9 percent of white Americans endorsed the idea that it was important for one to be a Christian ...
Anyone who has never seen an African-American religious revival cannot claim to have experienced the true genius of people of colour.
It also consolidated southern white evangelicals' political strength in the Christian Right. It is not surprising, therefore, that since the 1970s, it is the Christian right that has set the discourse about religion in America. What has remained ...
politics and religion in America: how do the two intersect at this moment in our nation's history? Kevin Kruse, M.A. '97, Ph.
One of my favourite examples, because it was compressed into such a short space of time, comes from a truly great American religious invention: Alcoholics Anonymous. When AA started, the doctrine was that alcoholism was a genetic flaw. Fifty years ...
Inside the evangelicals: How religion has shaped American politics over the past 50 years A stained glass window adorns Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, Wednesday, July 6, 2016.
As a result, religion in America has always been something of a noisy and competitive affair, so even if one were inclined to ignore the "other," it's awfully difficult to do so in reality.
Many allegations have been made against the Democratic candidate saying she is actively engaged in attacking religion in America. Clinton's liberal stances on abortion, gay rights and immigrants have caused religious Americans, especially evangelicals ...
My position is the first at the Smithsonian dedicated specifically to American religious history. Viewing the role I now ... It grows out of awareness that one cannot tell the story of America without including the story of religion in America. What ...
A recent study has found that "religion in the United States contributes $1.2 trillion each year to our economy and society.
Peter Manseau, who holds a Ph.D. in religious studies from Georgetown University, and whose many books include the history One Nation, Under Gods and the novel Songs for the Butcher's Daughter, was recently hired as the first Lilly Endowment curator of ...
My position is the first at the Smithsonian dedicated specifically to American religious history. Viewing the role I now ... the nation and the world. It grows out of awareness that one cannot tell the story of America without including the story of ...
His journey began in the House of God Church, one of many places of worship in the African-American religious community, particularly in the Pentecostal faith, where the pedal steel replaces the organ in instrumentation.
(Photo: Reuters/Mel Evans)bishops across the U.S. are taking action to teach and shape policy in the face of accelerating threats over the erosion of freedom of religion in America. Archbishop Dolan also named Bishop William Lori of Bridgeport ...
Third, during the past several decades totally independent churches and unaffiliated denominations have simply exploded on the American religious scene. By "exploded" I mean come into existence and grown by leaps and bounds. Let me offer just one ...
Speaking at the Southern Evangelical Seminary's 23rd annual National Conference on Christian Apologetics at Calvary Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Friday, Turek explained how sex has been resurrected as a new religion in America and it is ...
And if our faith is misplaced and God is not on our side, then no one should be listening to us in the first place. Bridget Jack Jeffries has a master's degree in American religious history from Trinity Evangelical Divinity school. Follow her on ...
"What he's done has been rather important in that the Orthodox tend to count the membership somewhat differently than the rest of us," said J. Gordon Melton, Ph.
Another reason for Jews' exceeding liberalism is their exceedingly high rates of college and post-graduate education, more than any other American religious or ethnic group. As of late, well-educated Americans have become even more liberal and Jews are ...
What is frightening about the decline in religion in America, especially as indicated by some of the most salient indicators such as religious attendance, is that it portends negatively for religious freedom.
features filmed interviews with Michael Gerson, columnist for The Washington Post and chief speechwriter for George W. Bush, and Jim Wallis, president of Sojourners and spiritual adviser to Barack Obama.
Who's listening to American religious communions? Apparently fewer and fewer people every year. A new PRRI study, released Sept.
But while Star's coming-of-age story unfolds, Arnold is also telling a story about a particular variety of American religious iconography: cash as gospel, pop stars as prophets, and touring van as both pulpit and pew. What this journey adds up to is a ...
Ohe and Tagawa both noticed an emphasis on religion in the United States. Tagawa, who is not religious, attended a Christian service with Ziehm's family for the first time and was "surprised" by the experience.
I confess that a lot of distinctly American religious ideology gives me an icky feeling; my spiritual moments tend to veer eastward rather than westward.
Because of a mosque to be built in a Montgomery community, I decided to do some research to understand more about the Islamic religion. In America, the land of the free, we allow dissimilar religious groups to establish houses of worship without fear ...
In this Sept. 27, 1994 photo, then-House Minority Whip Rep. Newt Gingrich, D-Ga., addresses Republican congressional candidates on Capitol Hill during a rally where they pledged a "Contract with America," one of the highlights of his career.
In that meeting, church leaders and their guests discussed the strategic partnership of LDS and Catholic leaders on marriage and with Catholics and the Ethics And Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C.
He is a regular contributor to the public conversation around religion in America and a frequent speaker on the topic of religious pluralism.


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