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Times Staff WriterWASHINGTON — Dozens of skeptical conservative activists flocked to a conference room on Capitol Hill to hear from George W. Bush, eldest son of the Republican nominee for president. It was 1988, and many of these activists — abortion...
Special to The TimesA month after U.S. bombs first fell on Afghanistan, a widow in western Pakistan opened her door to two men with straggling beards, native clothes and skin streaked orange with self-tanning cream. Three weeks earlier, the woman's husband, a Protestant...
Nancy Rommelmann last wrote for the magazine about Microsoft's Smart Home.For centuries in America, we tended to our dead. People died at home, and relatives prepared the body, laid it out in the parlor and sat by as callers paid final respects. The body was buried in the family cemetery, if there was one, or on the back 40;...
The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo.Looking back, the Rev. Stephen Powley can see many signs that led him away from his Protestant evangelical faith and toward the Orthodox Church, where he believes he finally learned and understood the whole story of Christianity. He proposed to the...
A great affirmation will be heard in many churches this Sunday around the world with the saying, “He is risen!” with congregants responding, “He is risen indeed!” Christians will be celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from...
Writing in on the Huffington Post, Phil Cooke claims that Christians' voices are being drowned out because of a love/hate relationship with the media, a relationship that is driving Christians to retreat to safe zones instead of engaging with the wider...
With the dust settling after the Nov. 6 elections, one group is looking like the biggest losers of all — Christian conservatives. Writing for Religious News Service, David Gibson says that “the religious right encountered defeat at almost...
As the queen mother of megachurches, Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington has become a refuge for spiritual seekers and people of faith who no longer feel inspired by the religious institutions that raised them. After the sex abuse scandal...
The Religion WorldReligion News Service reporter David Gibson writes about evangelicals, Catholics and black fundamentalists who have decided to sit this presidental election out: Is it a sin not to vote? Or perhaps a virtue? The question may seem surprising, especially in...
History is the chronicle of divorces between creed and deed. — Louis Fischer As recently as 2004, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints — Mormons — were excluded from participating in events organized by the...
Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney's campaign has long considered Illinois to be in its win column, but a new Chicago Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows the candidate has some work to do to make that a reality. The survey found Romney slightly ahead...
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