Any movie buff will tell you that when a studio refuses to make a film available for advance screening by professional critics, chances are you're dealing with a dog.
Crossing the Atlantic Ocean yesterday, Pope Benedict XVI told reporters that the United States' secular government had allowed religious belief and expression to flourish.
I've never been a big fan of Michael Medved's movie reviews. I like him even less as a Religious Right commentator.
I'm sure you all tuned in to CNN for the 25th debate between Democratic presidential hopefuls last night. (You didn't opt for the new episode of "Desperate Housewives," did you?)
Thomas Jefferson's 265th birthday is this Sunday. While contemplating an article to honor him and his commitment to religious liberty, I came across a disturbing Associated Press report.
For years, Americans United has battled with Religious Right pseudo-historians about whether the United States was founded to be a "Christian nation." Religious Right activists have cited quotes by Founding Fathers that AU claims are either wrenched from context or fabricated.
It's hard to believe a story called: "Rep. Monique Davis to atheist Rob Sherman: 'It's dangerous for our children to even know that your philosophy exists'" would run in 2008.
In 1996, I wrote a book titled The Most Dangerous Man in America?: Pat Robertson and the Rise of the Christian Coalition.