President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House..
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The Christian right began to coalesce around social and cultural changes in the late 1970s. A scholar explains the emergence of conspiracy theories at the time.
Faith leaders pray with President Donald Trump during a rally for evangelical supporters in Miami in January 2020.
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A historian explains the impact of culture and American Hollywood heroes such as John Wayne who have helped fashion the ideal of a masculine Christianity.
Christian fundamentalists like Ken Ham, CEO of the evangelical group that owns the Creation Museum, believe dinosaurs were among the animals rescued on Noah’s Ark.
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A Kentucky museum tells the history of the universe according to the Bible in an effort to debunk evolution. Its owner, the Christian group Answers in Genesis, promotes right-wing political causes.
Supporters of former Bolivian president Evo Morales rally with indigenous flags outside the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia, Nov. 18, 2019.
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Indigenous people, symbols and religious practices filled the halls of power in Bolivia during Evo Morales' 14-year tenure. Now a new conservative Christian leader seems to be erasing that legacy.
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Lobby group FOR SA is backed by the US Christian right. Its latest target is South Africa's increasingly inclusive sex education lesson plans.
Christian fundamentalists have become a politically powerful group since the movement’s foundation in 1919.
Protestant fundamentalism was officially born in the United States in 1919, fueling a culture war that continues today.
Canada’s Christian right is largely isolated, and has little of the clout of evangelicals south of the border.
While they're not going away, evangelicals and social conservatives in Canada are distinctly different from the American Christian right.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer at the Calgary Stampede on July 6. Groups associated with the Christian right are expected to support his political party in the October elections.
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The current political climate influenced by white evangelicals in the United States has emboldened similar religious groups in Canada ahead of our own federal election.
Ontario PC leadership candidate Tanya Granic Allen arrives to participate in a debate in Ottawa in February 2018. Granic Allen was supported by the Campaign Life Coalition (CLC), and the organization said it recruited more than 9,000 PC memberships in support of her campaign to became the premier of Ontario.
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Christian right groups in Canada may not have the same resources as their American counterparts. They are, nonetheless, attracting supporters by borrowing some U.S. tactics.
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain arrives for a news conference in Annapolis, Md.
Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday, ended his career with growing repudiation by his party and the public for positions, from national defense to bipartisanship, that he had 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.
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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.
William Sloane Coffin Jr., followed by his sister, arrives at federal building in Boston on May 20, 1968.
The anti-Vietnam War efforts of Yale University chaplain William Sloane Coffin Jr. and other church leaders alienated many Protestant Americans – with lasting repercussions.
Stormy Daniels, an adult star, at a local restaurant in downtown New Orleans.
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The Christian right's response to pornography in recent history is complicated. The moral conviction against porn remains strong, but there is also sympathy for its consumers.
Jodie Foster in Contact.
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.
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The Christian left has played a strong role in America's history. In this election too, it is not silent.