by Anthea Butler
Organized by a secretive Christian nationalist organization, the National Prayer Breakfast is an annual ritual that has no place in the political culture of a multicultural democracy.
by Michael Anthony Novak
Yes, we do.
Secularism didn’t save the West from religious excesses, and it won’t save us from jihadists.
by Joshua D. Rothman
So vital was Christianity to the southern defense of slavery that some historians have estimated that ministers penned roughly half of all proslavery literature in the decades after 1830.
SOURCE: Informed Comment
by Juan Cole
The outrage on the right about Obama’s entirely correct observations derives from a kind of Christian nationalism, in which Christians can do no wrong or are not responsible for the wrongs done by other Christians.
Obama compared the atrocities of the Islamic State to the bloodshed committed in the name of Christianity in centuries past.
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