Specifically, as Balmer shows, it was government interference in “segregation academies”
Randall Balmer on why racism, not abortion, birthed the religious right
by: Yonat Shimron Sept. 22, 2021 (RNS) — White evangelicals have long held that the 1973 Supreme Court ruling legalizing abortion propelled the rise of the political movement known asRead More
The news came Monday afternoon...
Faith-based agencies celebrate ‘return to moral leadership’ as Biden raises refugee ceiling to 125,00
by: Emily McFarlan Miller Sept. 21, 2021 (RNS) — Faith-based refugee resettlement groups are celebrating the Biden administration’s proposal to admit as many as 125,000 refugees to the United StatesRead More
Best known for his book “Evidence that Demands a Verdict”
Christian author Josh McDowell apologizes for comments about Black, minority families
by: Bob Smietana Sept. 19, 2021 (RNS) — A best-selling Christian author and speaker denounced the idea of systemic racism at a national gathering of Christian counselors, saying Black AmericansRead More
Black Protestants were also the religious group most likely to lay responsibility for the attack at the feet of Trump (79%).
Survey: Who Americans blame for insurrection depends on their faith
by: Jack Jenkins Sept.16, 2021 (RNS) — A new survey finds white evangelicals are far more likely than most other religious groups to blame left-wing activists for the Jan. 6Read More
RNS interview with Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health
Francis Collins ‘a bit’ frustrated with evangelicals amid COVID-19 vaccine push
by: Adelle M. Banks Sept. 10, 2021 (RNS) — A day after President Joe Biden announced sweeping policy changes to continue to address the COVID-19 pandemic, one of his administration’sRead More
[A]imed at reinvigorating his conservative Christian base.
Trump and his religion advisors launch new National Faith Advisory Board
by: Jack Jenkins WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2021 (RNS) — In another sign Donald Trump is eyeing a run to regain the White House, the former president and his religious advisorsRead More