Category Archives: Christianity in the Public Square

Fall of Roe Podcast: Abortion Hypocrisy and Christianity – A Conversation Between Valerie Tarico and Chris Charbonneau

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I usually hate listening to my interviews, but even I enjoyed this one. Chris Charbonneau is a forty-year reproductive rights leader. Her handprints are on virtually every important innovation in the Planned Parenthood sphere for decades. That includes them spinning … Continue reading

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Religious Claims Should be Held to the Same Standard as Other Advertising

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A Seattle scientist and entrepreneur named Johnny Stine proclaimed on Facebook that he had developed a vaccine that made him immune to COVID-19. He offered to sell doses to 100 other people for $400 a pop. The State Attorney General … Continue reading

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What the Religious Freedom Crowd Really Wants — An Interview with Author Katherine Stewart

Christian nationalism invents a mythical history where America’s founders were all essentially Bible-thumpers intent on establishing a so-called Christian nation. Investigative journalist Katherine Stewart didn’t think about fundamentalist Christianity much until Evangelicals targeted her daughter’s public elementary school as their … Continue reading

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Why Conservative Religion Has Become a Disease Vector

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Religious believers are spreading coronavirus through the same mechanisms that spread religion itself. What is it about religion and COVID-19? Across the U.S., conservative Christian leaders have fought to be exempted from public health limits on social gatherings. In state … Continue reading

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When Christian Soldiers Break Bad

Get in the way of a Bible-believing soldier on a mission for Jesus, and things can get ugly fast. Just ask Bonnie and Mikey Weinstein, co-founders of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, who regularly receive messages like these: I’m the … Continue reading

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