RealClearReligion (RCR) is a comprehensive resource for news, analysis, and commentary that explores the role of religion in public life. This includes the variety of religious traditions in the United States and the broad spectrum of ideologies that exist within each of those faiths. Since religion shapes countless aspects of our lived experience, RealClearReligion covers its influence not just in the political realm but in areas such as film, music, architecture, sports, food, technology, business, education, and law.
In addition to our daily roundup of noteworthy articles from around the internet, we regularly feature original work by academics, religion journalists, religious leaders, and laypeople who are seeking to unpack the complexities of religion in a way that is accessible and illuminating.
Founded in 2000 by two news junkies from their Chicago apartment, RealClearPolitics started as a passion for combing the Internet for the most interesting political stories of the day. Tom Bevan and John McIntyre wanted a site that contained the most needed information on the need-to-know issues. It wasn't long before they discovered they weren't the only ones with this desire. Today, RealClearPolitics has grown from an intelligent aggregator into a comprehensive media property that includes 13 vertical areas of coverage, original reporting from our staff of seasoned reporters, live events, the well-known RCP Poll Average, and original video. Read More