To listen to the Christian Right, which has been busy seeking religious exemptions from laws governing…Read More
Super Tuesday and the success of Donald Trump among evangelicals have caused otherwise sensible observers to…Read More
A conversation with the Rev. John Dorhauer, incoming president of the United Church of Christ.Read More
Probably few who gathered to hear Bonhoeffer’s latest biographer expected to be asked to imagine themselves called by God to rise up against a regime that might be as heinous as the Third Reich—but as it turns out Metaxas is not unique among religious-right intellectuals in his use of the language of armed revolt.Read More
While president Bashir has remained clear about his vision of Islamic nationalism, the conflict can’t be reduced to Muslim persecution of Christians. The broad struggle is of state-sponsored Arabist Islamic nationalism against racial and religious pluralism.
RD recently reported that Sudanese Anglican Bishop Andudu Adam Elnail thought that if he not been in the U.S. for medical treatment, he might now be in a mass grave back home. A dramatic new report may prove him right.Read More
When evangelical activist Brad Phillips told senior members of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa about what he had seen and heard during a recent trip to South Kordofan, Sudan, they called an emergency hearing.Read More
Amidst escalating calls for intervention from senior UN staff, the International Federation of the Red Cross, and Red Crescent, and widely reported satellite photos of what appear to be mass graves, it looked like the world might be poised to intervene before the U.S. doused those hopes.
If Bishop Andudu of Kadugli, Sudan had not been in Denver in June, he might be in a mass grave right now. In an interview with RD the bishop calls for international intervention to prevent the government’s “final solution” while emphasizing that this is not a war between Muslims and Christians.Read More
One of the strangest phenomena in American politics is the persistence of claims, based on scanty or dubious evidence, proclaiming the death of the religious right or that the end of the culture wars is at hand…Read More