There have been all kinds of speculations about the religious convictions and background of US presidential candidate Barack Obama. Justin Thacker looks at his Christian outlook and asks what his relation is to evangelicalism.
For the next four weeks, the US God's Politics group blog will be featuring posts from a variety of voices on Iraq: Iraqis, US veterans and parents, Christians from other countries, pastors, and peacemakers.
Rupert Murdoch's global media organization News Corporation has announced it has acquired Beliefnet, said to be the largest faith and spirituality information site on the World Wide Web, for an undisclosed sum of money.
In what is believed to be the first time a Labour leader has quoted the Bible in a conference speech in decades, Prime Minister Gordon Brown has used the words of Jesus to attack Conservative leader David Cameron.
The social transformation of the world - alleviating poverty and disease, restoring human rights and religious freedom, bringing peace overcoming prejudice - can only come through spiritual revival, progressive evangelical Jim Wallis has said.
American evangelical social activist Jim Wallis has made a stirring plea for a ‘justice revival’ among the churches in the UK and beyond - saying that Christians and those of goodwill must help Gordon Brown keep his promises.
Peace and security in Iraq will not come from increased levels of US troops and more warring ‚Ä' it will be achieved only by diplomacy, political processes, reconciliation, and reconstruction, says leading Quaker agency the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).
Jim Wallis, a well-known progressive evangelical leader who has challenged the US religious right on their own turf, has taken the opportunity to give a national radio broadcast commending a broad and inclusive moral agenda rather than the sectarian divisions which some faith groups have been stirring up.