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Meet the 'Evangelical' Catholics Who Are Remaking the GOP
Originally Posted: 06/17/2014 - 10:12am | Type: Blog

In today’s Republican Party, a number of factors have forged a new religious identity that supersedes familiar old categories. How many voters know that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bu ...

Rick Santorum: Faith-Based Movies Will ‘Rival Hollywood’
Originally Posted: 06/26/2013 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

It’s not the message you might expect to hear from Rick Santorum, the Christian-conservative former presidential candidate: Faith-based films tend to be lousy, and Christians should quit trying to lock modern ...

Rick Santorum and Family Values
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 3:50pm | Type: Blog

Most of the first punditry around Rick Santorum suspending his quest for the Republican presidential nomination focuses on his drop in the Pennsylvania opinion polls and his difficulty in fundraising. Those we ...

Rick Santorum Drops Out of GOP Presidential Race
Originally Posted: 04/10/2012 - 5:25pm | Type: Blog

Rick Santorum, candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination, has ended his run for the GOP presidential nomination, he announced at a news conference from a hotel in Gettysburg, Pa., today, CNN reports. Despite winning primary contests in ...

Santorum Shows the Religious Right isn’t Dead Yet
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 4:10pm | Type: Blog

With Santorum on an roll after big primary wins Tuesday in Alabama and Mississippi, those born-again bigwigs and their allies may be having the last laugh. Does Rick Santorum' ...

(Home) Schooling Bill Maher
Originally Posted: 03/15/2012 - 8:37am | Type: Blog

Last Friday, on his weekly show "Real Time with Bill Maher," the not-so friendly atheist, Mr. Maher took issue with the Santorum families decision to homeschool their children. Tim King, former homes ...

How to Measure the 'Evangelical Vote'
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 4:11pm | Type: Blog

Presidential hopefuls are again battling it out to be the God candidate, but the tide of the so-called “evangelical vote” seems ever-shifting. In Tuesday’s Mississippi and Alabam ...

Young Evangelicals: Unaffiliated Does Not Always Mean UnChristian
Originally Posted: 03/14/2012 - 4:43pm | Type: Blog

While some of my fellow millenials are jumping ship on Christiainity--many are not so much leaving the big-C “Church,” as they are leaving established churches. There has been a l ...

How Did Religion Play Out in Super Tuesday?
Originally Posted: 03/07/2012 - 6:32pm | Type: Blog

New exit polling shows Mitt Romney continuing to struggle among the GOP’s white born-again/evangelical voters. While Mitt Romney took 10 of the Super Tuesday primaries and caucus ...

Santorum's Secret Army: Home-Schoolers
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Strapped for cash and staff, Rick Santorum has enlisted a ragtag but politically potent army to keep his campaign afloat: home-schoolers. Strapped for cash and staff, Rick Santoru ...

Mitt Romney Trouncing Rick Santorum Among Catholics
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 4:16pm | Type: Blog

Mitt Romney has trounced Rick Santorum, an ardent Catholic, among Catholic voters, but Romney's support among evangelicals has wavered thus far in the GOP presidential primary, according to a new analysis ...

The Morning Buzz | February 29, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 5:09pm | Type: Press

February 29, 2012 Sojo in the News Public Religion Research Institu ...

Race Down to the Wire, GOP Goes Musical
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 4:18pm | Type: Blog

The unofficial results are in and it looks like former governor Mitt Romney won the Michigan primary with 41 percent of the vote. Many commentators believe that this win indicates a recovery of momentum for the Romney campaign. There are now unconfir ...

Don’t blame college for young people leaving Christianity
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 5:10pm | Type: Press

February 28, 2012 Sojo in the News Tim King ...

Don't Blame College for Young People Leaving the Church
Originally Posted: 03/01/2012 - 12:51pm | Type: Blog

The “war on religion” has become a frequent bogeyman among Christian and political leaders. But the reason church leaders have failed to stem the tide of a generation heading for the exit door is that they kee ...

Santorum Is Not Romney's Only Problem in Michigan
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 4:18pm | Type: Blog

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Mitt Romney’s position on the Detroit auto bailout and health care plan have been blasted, but a pollster suggests one issue not often discussed on the campaign trail this year could end ...

Experts Challenge Santorum’s Remarks Linking College to Faith Loss
Originally Posted: 02/28/2012 - 7:55am | Type: Blog

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum's claim that U.S. colleges drive young Christians out of church is facing scrutiny from Protestant and Catholic experts. Republi ...

Afternoon News Bytes: Feb. 21, 2012
Originally Posted: 02/21/2012 - 4:45pm | Type: Blog

TIME: The Problem With Rick Santorum’s Holy War We have been here before. In 1908, the Unitarian William Howard Taft ran against the evangelical William Jennings Bryan. Bryan supporters attacked Taft’s faith; that year a Pentecostal newspaper wrot ...

The Santorum Question: Should Theology Affect the Way We Vote?
Originally Posted: 02/21/2012 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

There are some religious beliefs, such as a particular stance on infant baptism, understanding of the Trinity, or belief in what occurs when Christians observe the Lord’s Supper that are significant theologica ...

Afternoon News Bytes: Feb. 20, 2012
Originally Posted: 02/20/2012 - 2:49pm | Type: Blog

THE HUFFINGTON POST: The Surprising Faith Of 8 American Presidents (OPINION) Presidential religious lives are, for the most part, rather unremarkable--just like the majority of Americans they represent. Learn more HERE THE ASSOCIATED PR ...

Afternoon News Bytes: Feb. 9, 2012
Originally Posted: 02/09/2012 - 2:42pm | Type: Blog

THE NEW YORK TIMES: Color The 1 Percent 99 Percent Conflicted Soon after the Occupy Wall Street encampment was set up at Zuccotti Park in Manhattan last fall, 26-year-old Ryan Quick told his father, Leslie C. Quick III, a financier, that he might ...

Today in God: Feb. 9, 2012
Originally Posted: 02/09/2012 - 1:33pm | Type: Blog

The "Hawaiian Option" in the contraception kerfuffle. Catholic bishops say the whole measure must be "scrapped." The National Catholic Reporter's columnist John Allen talks tough. A he ...

Santorum's Trifecta
Originally Posted: 02/08/2012 - 1:28pm | Type: Blog

It was an eventful night in the GOP primary race last night, with some surprises in the results. It was an eventful night in the GOP primary race last night, with some surprises i ...

No Country for Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 01/26/2012 - 9:04am | Type: Blog

With the Iowa caucus, the "First in the Nation" New Hampshire primary, and South Carolina's primary now behind us, the field of contenders for the Republican nomination continues to shrink. I� ...

The Friday News: January 6, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/06/2012 - 4:23pm | Type: Blog

The Friday News: January 6, 2012 PATHEOS: Evangelicalism's Changing Heart On Immigration The conventional wisdom among pundits and journalists holds that immigration is ...

Rick Santorum Wins Over Evangelicals By Breaking With His Own Catholic Creed
Originally Posted: 01/06/2012 - 12:01pm | Type: Blog

Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum is a darling of the Christian right, and made a tremendous showing among evangelicals in the Iowa caucuses. But Santorum himself is a Catholic, and while many of ...

The Afternoon News: Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/05/2012 - 2:13pm | Type: Blog

The Afternoon News: Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 Huffington Post: An Interview with United States 39 th President Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter is the 39th president of the United ...

TeaVangelicals?
Originally Posted: 01/06/2012 - 12:48pm | Type: Blog

Whatever you call them, however you spell it, there’s a group of Evangelicals who have Tea Party hearts. TeaVangelicals? TEA-Vangelicas? T-Evangelicals? Whatever you cal ...

After The Caucus: Googling Santorum
Originally Posted: 01/04/2012 - 4:10pm | Type: Blog

The results of the Iowa Caucus are in. Romney edged it out with 8 votes over Santorum. Ron Paul came in third and then Gingrich, Perry and Bachmann came in fourth, fifth and sixth respectively. ...

The Last GOP Debate of the Year: Fun with Soundbites
Originally Posted: 12/16/2011 - 3:21pm | Type: Blog

Our friends at the Huffington Post have had some fun with video sound bites from yesterday's GOP debate. Our friends at the Huffington Post have had some fun with video sou ...

Gang of Eight: GOP Candidates Debate o' the Week
Originally Posted: 11/23/2011 - 4:46pm | Type: Blog

Another week, another Republican Presidential Debate. This time, eight of the GOP candidates for the nomination spent their evening putting forward their beliefs on the issues of foreign policy and national s ...

Oh My God! A Response to the GOP Presidential Debate on Foreign Policy
Originally Posted: 11/15/2011 - 2:44pm | Type: Blog

“Oh my God” was the refrain that kept going through my mind as I watched the Republican presidential candidates talk about their positions on foreign policy at their debate over the weekend. ...

Let Your Voice Be Heard in Saturday's GOP Debate
Originally Posted: 11/10/2011 - 7:48pm | Type: Blog

Let your voices be heard! Learn how to submit questions for Saturday's GOP Presidential Debate on issues relating to national security. On Saturday, November 12, at 8 p.m. ET ...