Category Archives: Christianity

Did John McCain Speak at Bob Jones University?

Numerous bloggers think he did.

Where Are the Skeptics When You Need Them?

It’s good to know Tom Hanks, star of the new movie The Da Vinci Code, isn’t being pestered by his fellow worshipers:

Journalists, Adrift, on the Holy See

A while back Richard John Neuhaus suggested that maybe not all journalists are thoroughly educated about religion.

My Faith is Shattered

Or at least that’s what the New York Times expects, now that the “Gospel of Judas” has been published. The Gospel of Judas is only one of many texts discovered in the last 65 years, including the gospels of Thomas, Mary Magdalene and Philip, believed to be written by Gnostics. The Gnostics’ beliefs were often [...]

Don’t Be Left Behind

A friend with Washington connections alerted me to the latest move in evangelical political thought: With the prospect of Republicans losing control of one or both houses of Congress in the 2006 midterms, Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins are starting a campaign in churches to support pro-family candidates. It’s called “Left Behind but not Left [...]

Boston’s Quiet Revival?

Writing in Christianity Today, Rob Moll believes there’s a revival afoot here in Boston. In fact, evangelical Christianity is thriving in Boston. During the past 30 years, church growth, fueled by evangelical university groups and immigrant communities, has dramatically outpaced population growth. At the same time, mainline denominations have dwindled and the abuse scandal in [...]