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Ebola Treatment Prompts Criticism from Ann Coulter, Donald Trump, Ben Carson
Originally Posted: 08/07/2014 - 3:54pm | Type: Blog

Prominent conservative voices are criticizing the decision to bring two medical missionaries who contracted Ebola back to the United States for treatment. Prominent conservative v ...

Franklin Graham: Putin Is Better on Gay Issues than Obama
Originally Posted: 03/14/2014 - 3:43pm | Type: Blog

Evangelist Franklin Graham is praising Russian President Vladimir Putin for his aggressive crackdown on homosexuality, saying his record on protecting children from gay “propaganda” is better than President Ob ...

Humanists Warn Public Schools over Franklin Graham’s ‘Operation Christmas Child’
Originally Posted: 11/14/2013 - 4:37pm | Type: Blog

An organization of nonbelievers is threatening legal action against public schools that participate in an evangelical Christian charity that delivers Christmas toys to poor children. ...

Franklin Graham calls IRS Probe of Ministry Finances ‘Un-American’
Originally Posted: 05/16/2013 - 9:24am | Type: Blog

Evangelist Franklin Graham blasted the Internal Revenue Service probe of conservative nonprofit groups as “un-American,” saying both the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the relief group Samaritan’s P ...

The New Evangelical Agenda
Originally Posted: 11/15/2012 - 9:17am | Type: Blog

Evangelical can no longer be accurately used to mean “white evangelical.” The day after the election, Southern Baptist Seminary President Albert Mohler said , “I think thi ...

Billy Graham is NOT an Anti-Gay Bigot
Originally Posted: 08/01/2012 - 11:45am | Type: Blog

I sincerely fear that Billy has become a puppet for the political persuasions of Franklin Graham (and to a lesser extent, Anne Graham Lotz). All sides of this debate should at least stop and question why &quo ...

Franklin Graham Meets With Black Church Leaders
Originally Posted: 03/21/2012 - 3:55pm | Type: Blog

Religious leaders from the NAACP met with evangelist Franklin Graham Tuesday, less than a month after they accused him of "bearing false witness" when he questioned President Obama's Christian f ...

Black Evangelicals, White Evangelicals, and Franklin Graham's Repentance
Originally Posted: 03/01/2012 - 4:05pm | Type: SojoMail

March 1, 2012   QUOTE OF THE WEEK "Hospitality is not at ...

Black Evangelicals, White Evangelicals and Franklin Graham's Repentance
Originally Posted: 03/01/2012 - 5:20pm | Type: Blog

When Franklin Graham expressed doubts about President Obama’s Christian faith during and interview on Morning Joe last week, it reminded me of an uncomfortable dinner I had in the late ‘90s. ...

Franklin Graham Apologizes for Questioning Obama's Christian Faith
Originally Posted: 02/29/2012 - 5:44am | Type: Blog

Evangelist Franklin Graham has apologized to President Obama for questioning his Christian faith and said religion has "nothing to do" with Graham's decision not to support Obama's re-elect ...

Pews and Politics
Originally Posted: 02/23/2012 - 1:09pm | Type: Blog

If you’ve watched 6 minutes of news in the last few weeks, you know what this is all about: Christian leaders hurling attacks and using faith as a weapon to score political points. From presidential candidates ...

How (Not) to Judge a Christian
Originally Posted: 02/22/2012 - 10:02am | Type: Blog

We can never forget that Jesus never demanded a “one size fits all” kind of faith. We must always allow room for disagreement and live with the tension of multiple opinions. Relig ...

'Faith for People Who Don't Like Religion': Interview with Frank Schaeffer
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

<em>In my ongoing quest to find a third way between the extremes espoused by the Religious Right and their secular counterparts, I came across the Frank Schaeffer's latest book </em><em> ...

What Keeps Us From Living MLK's Dream?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Last year Naomi Tutu and I met on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to keep vigil on the 40th anniversary of the martyrdom of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Friends joined us from around the cou ...