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If the U.S. Is a Christian Nation, Whose Christianity Do We Follow?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2015 - 6:31pm | Type: Blog

The U.S. has never been a “Christian nation,” and we shouldn’t want it to become one. A recent  survey  found that 57 percent of Republicans agreed that Christianity should be e ...

America Isn’t a ‘Christian Nation,’ and Never Has Been
Originally Posted: 10/29/2014 - 10:01am | Type: Blog

The United States isn’t a Christian nation. It never has been. And if people insist that their religious views should be normative for all citizens, they are perverting what Jesus said and did. ...

Are You 'Good Enough'?
Originally Posted: 08/14/2014 - 2:37pm | Type: Blog

I love my country and my faith, but I see that both have succumbed to the paralyzing mediocrity of believing that ‘good enough’ is good enough. I don’t know about you, and the peo ...

I Hope We Never Become a 'Christian Nation' Again
Originally Posted: 01/10/2014 - 1:33pm | Type: Blog

Many Christians today use the term “post-Christian” to describe the United States in conjunction with their assumptions that our nation is falling deeper and deeper into a moral decline, but this word presuppo ...

The Shrill Are Shouting: So What?
Originally Posted: 08/22/2012 - 12:28pm | Type: Blog

To judge by the shrill echoes of shrill voices, the right wing is arming for battle, with God on their side, the flag as their shield, and the future of a white Christian nation at stake. Foolhardy politicians ...

Taking the Constitution Seriously
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Today, the new 112th Congress convenes. Today, the new 112th Congress convenes. Among the new rules for this Congress adopted by the incoming Republican majority is that in th ...