Religion for breakfast (7:22)
Campaigns for the presidency of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination are usually tightly scripted, polite affairs in which populist megachurch pastors are typically chosen. But because 2020 is a U.S. presidential election year, there was a desire among leaders of some of the denomination’s agencies and seminaries to avoid an ugly and potentially divisive battle over President Donald Trump.
By Yonat Shimron @ Religion News Service
Opinion by Jamie Aroosi, a senior research fellow at the Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College, @ The New York Times
Religion and Early Politics
By John Fea
This article originally appeared in Pennsylvania Heritage Magazine
Volume XXXVII, Number 4 – Fall 2011
What was the purpose of the Attorney General’s ill-informed, ill-argued rant? I’d say it’s to justify a new federal aggressiveness in assuring space for religious traditionalists to do their thing, whether that’s discriminating against LGBT people or gaining access to public funds.
By Mark Silk @ Religion News Service
There are reportedly 1,650 Protestant megachurches (defined as having a sustained weekly average attendance of 2,000 people or more) in the US.
By Ann Schmidt @ Fox Business
As Pompeo talked about protecting life, he never mentioned Syria, where Donald Trump cleared the way for Turkey to launch a military offensive.
By Savannah Behrmann @ USA Today