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Can Hillary Clinton close the God gap?

Can Hillary Clinton close the God gap in America?

Political pundits wonder if Democrats have a chance to close the so-called “God gap”—the dynamic that has seen regular worshippers pull the lever for Republican candidates far more than they do for Democrats.

       
Evangelicals gather for prayer rally in Washington

Evangelicals gather for Washington prayer rally

Evangelical Christians converged on the nation’s capital for a prayer rally on one of the hottest days of the summer.

       
Evangelicals differ from most Americans on transgender morality

Evangelicals differ from most Americans on transgender morality

A survey of 1,000 Americans by LifeWay Research finds six in 10 Americans don’t believe it is morally wrong for people to identify with a gender different from the sex they were assigned at birth.

       
White evangelicals overwhelmingly back Trump, survey says

White evangelicals overwhelmingly back Trump, survey says

Donald Trump has been married three times, spoken lewdly about his daughter’s body and doesn’t seem to know his Bible. Yet white evangelical voters are flocking to him.

       
Baptist group argues government money should not fund churches

Baptist group argues government money should not fund churches

Preventing taxpayer money from funding churches is a key protection for religious liberty, according to a brief the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty filed at the U.S. Supreme Court.

       
Care for refugees first; conversion a possibility later

Care for refugees first; conversion a possibility later

Evangelism is the lifeblood of evangelical Christians, but some say service is, too. While both may drive their efforts as they reach refugees, care comes before—and, sometimes, without—conversion.

       
White evangelicals say U.S. no longer a Christian nation

White evangelicals say U.S. no longer a Christian nation

Nearly six out of 10 white evangelical Protestants believe the United States has been a Christian nation but is not now.

       
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Trump to evangelicals: “I’m so on your side, I’m a tremendous believer”

When Donald Trump met with almost 1,000 evangelical leaders, he touted his Christian credentials, calling himself a "tremendous believer."

       
Number of ‘Islamophobic groups’ reaches new high, Muslim group reports

Number of ‘Islamophobic groups’ reaches new high, Muslim group says

A Muslim civil rights organization says a record number of groups are spreading hatred of Muslims and have raised more than $200 million since 2008.

       
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Ali made the world “a better place,” pastor tells Louisville mourners

“What set (Muhammad Ali) apart was the way in which he poured out his heart through nonviolent action and deed to fight for a better world. And he indeed succeeded in making our world a better place.” — Louisville pastor Jason Crosby

       
Cautious praise offered for new rules on payday lending

Cautious praise offered for new rules on payday lending

Some consumer advocates—including representatives from the faith community—offered cautious praise for proposed new rules designed to clamp down on payday lending abuses.

       
Do No Harm Act seeks to rein in RFRA claims

Do No Harm Act seeks to rein in RFRA claims

Some of the original supporters of the national Religious Freedom Restoration Act believe it needs to be amended to prevent discrimination. (BNG)

       
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Heartache permeates commencement services for Clementa Pinckney

Civil rights martyrs pursued the path of resistance despite the possibility of injury or death. However, their children did not.

       
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Supreme Court sends contraceptive-mandate cases back to lower courts

Zubik v. Burwell—in which religious nonprofits claim Obamacare's contraceptive mandate violates their religious beliefs—is going back for further review.

       
Religiously diverse groups say mosque should get OK

Religiously diverse groups say mosque should get OK

Baptists, Sikhs and Hare Krishnas told a federal court they think a proposal to erect a New Jersey mosque should be approved.

       
 
 
 
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