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Religious free exercise applies to politicians, too

Texas Governor Rick Perry, like every other American citizen, is free to exercise his faith.

By Richard Land  | Jul 14, 2011 3:31 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

Balancing the rights of Christians and atheists

The concept of church-state separation does not require the eradication of religiously informed moral values from public policy discussions any more than it requires that those involved in the discussion must believe in God.

By Richard Land  | Jul 21, 2011 10:05 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

A history of spiritual petitions

Since the founding of the U.S., America’s leaders have called for days of prayer and thanksgiving.

By Richard Land  | Aug 10, 2011 5:30 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

Protestant work ethic and the Jewish Sabbath

I had the privilege of previewing Senator Lieberman’s new book on the sabbath and it convicted this too-busy Baptist that a “weekly” Sabbath of rest is an important biblical concept.

By Richard Land  | Aug 18, 2011 10:09 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

GOP looking for fiscal and social conservative leader

While the tea party movement has been primarily motivated by economic concerns, they are overwhelmingly social conservatives.

By Richard Land  | Aug 19, 2011 11:02 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

American campuses are already secular havens

At a significant number of American universities, secular studies are all we have.

By Richard Land  | Aug 31, 2011 2:15 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

The death penalty can be pro-life

People who are pro-life are horrified by a person taking upon themselves the prerogatives of God and want only and premeditatedly taking another person’s life.

By Richard Land  | Sep 15, 2011 10:54 AM  | COMMENTS (0)

In Mississippi ‘personhood’ initiative, principles vs. details

The primary goal and intent of the ballot initiative is to save unborn babies’ lives from the wholesale slaughter they are currently being subjected to in Mississippi, by extending to them the protections of the law.

By Richard Land  | Nov 8, 2011 3:42 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

How Rick Santorum got the evangelical endorsement

Can an endorsement by a group of prominent evangelicals propel the former senator?

By Richard Land  | Jan 19, 2012 4:52 PM  | COMMENTS (0)