Posts Tagged ‘God’

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No God–And No Abortions, by Lisa Miller of Newsweek

November 30, 2008

lisa-miller-newsweek.jpgBefore the election I wrote a piece for NEWSWEEK.com about white evangelicals and abortion. In that piece, I predicted that conservative Christians would not move in large numbers away from the Republican Party because of their fundamental theological and cultural objections to abortion. 

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Pastor who Helped Get ‘Under God’ in Pledge of Allegiance Dies at 97

November 30, 2008

rev-george-docherty.jpgThe Rev. George M. Docherty, credited with helping to push Congress to insert the phrase “under God” into the Pledge of Allegiance, has died at 97.

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Indiana Court Upholds ‘In God We Trust’ Plate

November 19, 2008

igwt-plate.jpgThe Indiana Court of Appeals issued a ruling Monday that affirmed Indiana’s “In God We Trust” plates are constitutional.

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Churches Across America Reflect on Obama Election Victory ‘God Has Vindicated the Black Folk’

November 10, 2008

shirley-caesar-williams.jpgJubilation, pride and relief permeated pews and pulpits at predominantly black churches across the country on the first Sunday after Barack Obama‘s election, with congregrants blowing horns, waving American flags and raising their hands to the heavens.

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Has Barack Obama Been Sent By God? (Video)

November 4, 2008

barack-obama-36.jpgA couple of hours before Barack Obama was due to speak in the heart of the “historic quarter” of the town of Pueblo, Colorado, on Saturday, in the unseasonable warmth and sunshine, I took a walk down Main Street.

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God, Country and McCain

November 3, 2008

mccain-God-country.jpgClaire Ayendi is dealing with the fading kick of two double shots of
espresso. It’s the eve of homecoming weekend at Liberty University, and
Ayendi, the president of the college Republican club, is trying to rig
up a parade float in support of Sen. John McCain. 

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