Tag Archive | Religious Right

Commentary: Putting Politics before God

CNN Religion News Blog, (By Stephen Prothero: Boston University religion scholar and author of “The American Bible: How Our Words Unite, Divide, and Define a Nation,” is a regular CNN Belief Blog contributor) Why are evangelicals like Billy Graham and Ralph Reed stumping for Mitt Romney? And why are roughly three-quarters of white evangelicals inclined […]

Religious Right and Dominionist Leaders Come Together, Again

A marriage made in hell.. Back in February, we reported that pastor Anne Gimenez was in the process of recreating the 1980 Washington for Jesus rally, which she led with her late husband, Bishop John Gimenez. The new election-oriented prayer rally, called America for Jesus, is scheduled to be held in Philadelphia’s Independence Mall in […]

The Religious Right Turns 33: What Have We Learned?

Good article by Jonathan Merritt As American Evangelicals have become more partisan, American Christianity has suffered as more shy away from the faith.  Many historians say the modern religious right was birthed in June of 1979. That was the month when the Rev. Jerry Falwell founded the Moral Majority, an organization tasked with saving the […]

All Aboard! The hypocrisy train is filling up fast

   Robert Jeffress, the Dallas megachurch pastor who caused a media firestorm last fall when he said Christians should not support Mitt Romney because Mormonism is a cult, has endorsed Romney. “I haven’t changed my tune. In fact, I never said Christians should not vote for Mitt Romney. When I talked about his theology, I […]

The Religious Right Comes to Terms with Mormon Leaders

Brian Tashman points to the disappearing line which once divided Evangelicals and Mormons. Last year evangelical writer and WORLD Magazine associate publisher Warren Cole Smith created quite a stir with his column pledging not to vote for Mitt Romney if he wins the Republican nomination because of the boost his presidency would provide to Mormonism. […]

Dominionist Dutch Sheets: in Search of Warriors

quote..  We have been reporting on last week’s Gathering of Eagles in Washington, D.C. where the Family Research Council teamed up with “Apostle” Cindy Jacobs to launch a prayer campaign designed to influence the 2012 elections. The event was vivid evidence of the Religious Right’s willingness to embrace the radical dominionists of the New Apostolic […]

Religious Right Leaders to Meet and Plot Strategy on How to Stop Romney

This is interesting though not surprising… Last summer, James Robison convened a meeting of dozens of leading Religious Right activists for the purpose of unifying the movement behind a Republican candidate that could defeat President Obama, presumably Rick Perry. But following last night’s vote in Iowa in which Perry finished a distant fifth, causing him […]

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