When taking into account religious affiliation, party affiliation, and social demographics, people who hear social justice-themed sermons in their places of worship are more likely than other Americans to engage in political activism, regardless of their race.
In this issue of A Public Witness, we borrow a principle from economics to help Christians consider the cost of our attention being absorbed by scandals that must be addressed or frivolous issues that should be ignored.
Since the attack on the U.S. Capitol, the term “Christian Nationalism” is showing signs of becoming an all-purpose condemnation of any effort to integrate Christian beliefs with civic engagement, even perfectly peaceful ones. So what is Christian Nationalism, and what is it not?
There are numerous Christian nonprofits in the United States that teach “economic discipleship” — the idea that money and faith go hand in hand. These groups stress that money is one of the most common topics discussed in the Bible — and one that’s often
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.
U.S. college students spend significant time learning about people of different races, political affiliations, and sexual orientations and much less time learning about people of different religious and worldview groups, according to a new study.
Dante Stewart, a writer and speaker who is currently studying at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, explains how he tried consulting with white churches and it failed.
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Some watch too much news. Others ignore it altogether. Yet others suggest a balanced approach: praying the news as a way to express compassion for those in strife.
The unexpected resignation of Pope Benedict XVI overshadowed every other news story on Feb. 11. The announcement that Benedict would leave office at the end of February was significant news not only for the earth’s 1.2 billion Catholics but people of all faiths –
According to a recent study by LifeWay Research, 70 percent of Americans enjoy hearing Christmas songs in December, but one in five Americans (21 percent) said it is is “overdone,” while seven percent find it “annoying.”