A scholar of African American religion and Christian theology says one cannot appreciate the importance of MLK Day without understanding the tradition that formed one of America’s most influential civil rights leaders.
Liberal religious groups and minority faith communities around the country are urging caution in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, with some expressing concerns of potential violence against “liberal churches.”
After 14 controversy-filled months as the only announced candidate for the next president of the Southern Baptist Convention, Al Mohler will face at least one challenger in the vote this June. Mike Stone, a Baptist pastor from Georgia announced his candidacy Wednesday.
A media historian finds more than a little similarity between the stand radio stations took in 1938 against Father Charles E. Coughlin and the way Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook have silenced false claims of election fraud and incitements to violence in the aftermath of the siege on the U.S. Capitol.
Dwight McKissic, a prominent Black Southern Baptist pastor in Texas, announced Friday that his church would make denominational changes in light of efforts by prominent Southern Baptists to condemn Critical Race Theory.
The blending on Jan. 6 of Christian imagery with Trump flags put Christian Nationalism, the often militarized fusing of Christianity and American identity, on display during one of America’s darkest days.
Democrats won the critical U.S. Senate runoff races on Jan. 5. But did Baptist and other evangelical groups ‘cross a legal line’ in trying to keep Republicans' grip on power?
The relationship between partisanship and support for violence against government is clear. Church attendance does not appear to fuel the fire — nor tamp it down.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed a number of existing problems: political divides, inequities, conspiracy theories. It also has exposed religious persecution in a number of countries, according to Open Doors.
Two Christian experts on religion and culture called on faith leaders to combat the conspiracy theories that they say contributed to the mob violence at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.