Guest Voices: evangelicals


Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Election 2012: ‘Mormon moment’ or a last gasp coalition?

It may be the tipping point for a country that no longer has a white ruling class, says an Episcopal priest.

By Dan Webster  |  12:23 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith; politics; election 2012; campaign 2012; President Obama; Dan Webster; white evangelicals; Mormons

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Do elections indicate the death of the Christian Right? Not so fast.

Scholars says observers declaring its demise may marvel at its big comeback in two or four years.

By Mark J. Rozell and Clyde Wilcox  |  01:22 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Christian Right; evangelicals; election 2012; campaign 2012; faith and politics; religion; election landscape; Mark J. Rozell; Clyde Wilcox

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 11/09/2012

An open letter to social conservatives

A pro-choice, pro-gay marriage, Jewish atheist offers counsel after Tuesday’s historic election.

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  02:15 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jacques Berlinerblau; election; faith and politics; religion; politics; evangelicals; secularism

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Hopeful for explicit discussion from White House on religious diversity

How America engages its own religious diversity, and how it encourages interfaith cooperation for the rest of the world, matter a great deal right now.

By Eboo Patel  |  12:33 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Interfaith Youth Core; Eboo Patel; interfaith cooperation; President Obama; Mitt Romney; evangelicals; religion and politics; faith and politics; politics

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Immigration Reform: Hispanic values voters and the agenda of the Lamb

Ultimately, Obama and Romney will need to seek compromise as they lead on this issue.

By Samuel Rodriguez and Robert Gittelson  |  02:12 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Markets This Week | Tags:  Immigration reform, Hispanic voters, values voters, evangelicals, evangelical Christians, immigration system, Samuel Rodriguez, Robert Gittelson, Conservatives for Comprehensive, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, politics, election 2012, campaign 2012

Posted at 11:44 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Democrats reinstate God’s name

How did those who drafted the platform make an error that hands back to the Republicans the stick they had used to beat the Democrats senseless for a good 30 years?

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  11:44 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DNClive; Democratic National Convetion; Christian Right; evangelicals; Catholics; Protestants; Godless; non-belief; atheists; Jacques Berlinerblau

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Is the GOP about to have an (Asian American) evangelical problem?

New survey indicates Asian Americans are changing the political face of evangelicals.

By Jerry Z. Park and Janelle Wong  |  04:59 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pew Asian American Survey, Asian American evangelicals, Asian American evangelical Christians, Jerry Z. Park, Janelle Wong

Posted at 07:06 PM ET, 06/17/2012

What I’ve learned about Mormons

A leading evangelical wishes, at least in one way, that Mitt Romney was even more Mormon.

By Richard Mouw  |  07:06 PM ET, 06/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mormons, evangelicals, religion politics

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Does Romney really have a ‘religion problem’?

Information about Mormonism may actually increase Mitt Romney’s support from conservatives.

By Matthew M. Chingos and Michael Henderson  |  03:00 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mormons, evangelicals, faith 2012, religion politics

Posted at 10:50 PM ET, 03/11/2012

Is the GOP ready to see women as equal under God?

Can the GOP start to respect women as self-determining, equal American citizens and voters who care about issues like the economy and health care?

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  10:50 PM ET, 03/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  evangelicals, sarah palin, women's rights