religious right

  • 7 Jun 2010

    The decline and problems faced by The Crystal Cathedral and other mega-churches has been an occasion for Schadenfreude for those inside and outside the Christian community, says Martin Marty. This is too simple and too judgmental a view.

  • 15 Dec 2009

    Recently, a Pew poll demonstrated how many Americans mix faiths. But how long will there be faiths to mix in America? asks Martin Marty. And whither the conservative churches, in particular?

  • 18 Nov 2009

    Sexual minorities in Africa have become 'collateral damage' in church conflicts as US conservative evangelicals and those opposing gay priests, ministers and bishops within mainline Protestant denominations woo Africans.

  • 4 Jun 2009

    Lutheran leaders in the United States have joined other church chiefs in condemning the killing of abortion doctor George Tiller in the lobby of Reformation Lutheran Church in Wichita, Kansas, where he served and worshipped.

  • 17 May 2009

    After hardline Catholics had sought to prevent Notre Dame University from inviting President Barack Obama to give a commencement address, his call for people of divergent convictions to find common ground in reason and faith was warmly received.

  • 26 Mar 2009

    Hardline lobbyists in the USA have launched a campaign to try to stop one of the country's leading Catholic universities from having President Barack Obama as a campus speaker.

  • 8 Jul 2008

    'Bartholomew's Notes on Religion' is undoubtedly one of the top-rank online resources on religious issues, especially those off the mainstream radar.

  • 30 Jun 2008

    We hear a lot about the 'religious right' in the USA. But what about religious opinion of the centre and left?

  • 25 Jun 2008

    A key figure on the US religious right, which is anxious that its political grip on the large evangelical constituency in America is waning, has launched an attack on Senator Barack Obama and his Christian credentials.

  • 30 Dec 2007

    Traditional categories of right and left don't always work when applied to faith, says Giles Fraser. Yet there is no comfort for the 'religious right' in the Christmas Gospel, which is about giving not consuming and love not power-mongering.