Apr 9, 2021
Is the Religious Right Causing Church Decline?
It's conventional wisdom among some liberal Christians and others that conservative Christianity is to blame for USA church decline.
Mar 31, 2021
America Needs Evangelism
USA Christianity must prioritize what is now unfashionable: evangelism.
Mar 4, 2021
The Politics of the Methodist Breakup
This week conservative United Methodists unveiled The Global Methodist Church, which will launch when the denomination formally splits. When will that split occur?
Feb 19, 2021
American Exceptionalism and God's Judgment
A Vanderbilt University professor and ordained Baptist preaching at National Cathedral on MLK Day faulted American racism and much else on American Exceptionalism.
Feb 15, 2021
Leonard Leo on Theology in the Judiciary
An interview with Leonard Leo, longtime vice president of the Federalist Society.
Feb 4, 2021
Robert E. Lee, Christianity, and America
Hello this is Mark Tooley, president of the Institute on Religion & Democracy in Washington DC, with the pleasure of talking to the Reverend Dr. R. David Cox, who wrote a...
Jan 29, 2021
A Christian Defense of American Democracy
Thank you for the honor of participating in this exchange with distinguished thinkers on nationalism, imperialism and integralism. I hope my response is equal to the task. This...
Jan 29, 2021
America's Civil Religion
Civil religion was prominent in last week’s presidential inauguration, especially in the prayers on the U.S. Capitol steps by a Catholic priest and a black Methodist preacher.
Jan 8, 2021
It's been a sad day for American democracy. Our republic will survive but it has been uniquely wounded by the nation's elected chief magistrate, as none of his predecessors across...
Jan 6, 2021
Amen and Awoman: Viral Prayer Mocks Civil Religion
There has been a lot of social media hubbub about Congressman Emanuel Cleaver's recent prayer in the U.S. House of Representatives, which he closed with "amen and awoman," apparently...
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