The Americans United e-mail inbox is on fire! Critical correspondence is nothing new, but why all the hateful rhetoric today? I'm certain none of my colleagues were guests on the Fox News Network last night.
How would you react if you found out that your daughter's ninth-grade public school history teacher believed that Thomas Jefferson and James Madison were fundamentalists who sought to establish a "Christian nation"?
Perhaps because of years of misguided advice from powerful Religious Right advocacy groups, houses of worship sometimes confuse their religious work with the machinations of politics.
Religious Right leaders deny that their movement is intent on Christianizing the country. From time to time, however, close associates of the movement will veer off script and tell us what they really think.
Was Santa Claus present in Bethlehem when Jesus was born? Some people in Berkley, Mich., may get that idea if a town referendum passes.
The First Amendment Center on Monday released a superb collection of essays analyzing Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas's treatment of First Amendment law.
Televangelist Oral Roberts has certainly led a colorful life. He claims he once trembled before a 900-foot Jesus and has raised people from the dead. In 1987, Roberts announced that God "would call me home" unless supporters sent him $8 million in donations.
The Religious Right threat to back a third party in 2008 is looking more and more like the old "good cop/bad cop" routine.