Amanda Tyler of BJC writes that what Jeep’s Super Bowl ad misses is that both nostalgic Christian Nationalism and violent Christian Nationalism are harmful and divisive.
On Jan. 6, a virulent form of Christian nationalism burst into the public view. What can religious leaders and others do to bring these people — and the country — back from the brink? Read full piece
It’s clearer than ever that Christian Nationalism is a threat to both faith and democracy, Christian leaders agreed Wednesday at a virtual event addressing the topic. But the question remains: What can Christians do about it?
The Christian imagery and rhetoric on view during this month’s Capitol insurrection are sparking renewed debate about the societal effects of melding Christian faith with an exclusionary breed of nationalism.
It's clear that Rev. Warnock is informed by the Gospel. But for all of her talk of God, Sen. Loeffler seems more motivated by the desire to score cheap political points. (Piece includes links to recent Word&Way reporting.)Read full piece
Leaders of BJC (also known as the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty) criticized political attack ads that use snippets of sermons by U.S. Senate candidate Raphael Warnock, who is also a Baptist minister.
Key government policies on religious freedom and discrimination, once set through legislation, are increasingly dictated by presidential orders, meaning they shift capriciously from one administration to the next.Read full piece
The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to begin hearings today on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court. In approaching the confirmation hearings, all senators should remember an important, constitutional ground rule: Do not ask questions that appear to impose
With the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Committee starting its hearing Monday (Oct. 12) to consider the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett as a justice for the U.S. Supreme Court, a Baptist group that closely watches church-state cases sent a letter to the senators on the committee.