Religious Right

Diana Trepesowsky 12-01-2007

Sojourners magazine was recommended to me by my brother-in-law, so I sent away for a free trial issue.

Jim Wallis 11-08-2007

Pat Robertson's endorsement of Rudy Giuliani for president is simply astonishing. Robertson - the television preacher who founded the 700 Club and once ran for president himself - has made opposition to abortion and same sex marriage his political north star and has been a relentless champion of traditional marriage and family values.

Remember Robertson's merciless attacks on President Bill Clinton's lapses of sexual morality with Monica Lewinsky? Or his comments about how the 9/11 [...]

Ryan Rodrick Beiler 10-22-2007

No doubt there are critics who will dispute Jim's description of the Religious Right as having an overly narrow agenda. Case in point: Witness this dynamic observed by Faith in Public Life's (former Sojourner intern) Dan Nejfelt, live blogging from the FRC Summit on Friday:

Earlier [FRC head Tony] [...]

Randall Balmer 8-01-2007

In spring 1998, James Dobson, founder and head of Focus on the Family, was mad, and he traveled to Washington, D.C., to vent his fury.

Jim Wallis 8-01-2007

An eyewitness to massacre and genocide finds shame, hope, and possibility for a moral world.

Steve Thorngate 8-01-2006
Dobson's is a fringe position gussied up in mainstream garb.
Brian McLaren 8-01-2006

Chapter 11: The Former United States

Jim Wallis 6-01-2006

Australia is an absolutely beautiful country, and it wasn’t until I got back there (after more than a decade) that I realized how much I missed it.

Michael Lerner 4-01-2006
There is little that is "neutral" or "value-free."
Sandra Dufield 4-01-2005
Communicating across the red-blue divide.
Asra Q. Nomani 1-01-2005

A historic reform movement is taking shape in the Muslim world.

Jim Wallis 10-01-2004
God is not a Republican. Or a Democrat.
Jim Wallis 9-01-2004
The best contribution of religion is precisely not to be a loyal partisan.

Many people think the Religious Right has faded into obscurity and political powerlessness. In fact, it just might be stronger than ever.

S. J. Carr 11-01-1999

An inside look at the fall of the Religious Right

Jim Wallis 11-01-1999

An interview with Cal Thomas and Ed Dobson

Mark Cerbone 11-01-1995
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Michael Smith 11-01-1995
The blurring lines between Pat Robertson's money and politics.
Tom Sine 7-01-1995

How a spirit of fear can distort scripture and history.