Articles on Christian right

Displaying all articles

Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain arrives for a news conference in Annapolis, Md. REUTERS/Jim Young

John McCain helped build a country that no longer reflects his values

Sen. John McCain, facing terminal cancer, will end his career with growing repudiation by his party and the public of positions, from national defense to bipartisanship, that he has long embodied.
Members of the senior class of Russell County HIgh School in Kentucky recite the Lord’s Prayer, in defiance of a court ruling, during commencement exercises in 2006. AP Photo/James Crisp

History shows why school prayer is so divisive

As the Kentucky Senate considers a bill for school prayer, a scholar explains the violent history of prayer – and a time when Catholic students were sometimes whipped, beaten and worse for not participating.
Jodie Foster in Contact. Google Images

‘Contact’ and Carl Sagan’s faith

It is the 20th aniversary of Carl Sagan's sci-fi film, Contact - and a great time to celebrate its legacy and revisit its main premise of Science vs. Religion.

Top contributors

More