For years the GOP has placated the religious right, even as Christian fundamentalists have steered the movement to the fringe. On a national level, at least, that constituency has been … Continue Reading The problem with constituencies
Meet Pastor Rodney Harold Browne, the latest boob to endorse Newt (along with Todd Palin, Chuck Norris and Rick Perry). Actually, “boob” is too kind a description for this con … Continue Reading Why is this man laughing?
I think I might’ve seen them there, years ago, but sometimes I confuse memories with movies. Perhaps they moved to bus terminals, though I suspect one of the less committed … Continue Reading Whatever happened to Hare Krishnas at airports?
Jan Couch: religious broadcaster, Georgia native, classic caricature (her doctorate is an honorary one from Oral Roberts University)
To be clear, I’m not condoning the wingnut attacks on Mitt Romney’s Mormonism. There’s plenty of reasons to vote against The Anchorman — his religion is not one of them. … Continue Reading In defense of religious bigotry
The protagonist of this little melodrama founded churches in Gainesville and Orange County that draw more than 15,000 congregants per week (he’s the one who sounds unmistakably like a Southern … Continue Reading Follow the angel in the cheap white suit
People of faith do wonderful things. They feed the hungry, shelter the homeless and demonstrate a compassion often lacking in the secular world. Unfortunately, so-called people of faith are also … Continue Reading Has the religious right fostered less religious identification?
You gotta hand it to a preacher who thanks the Lord for his “smokin’ hot wife.” Amen, Brother Nelms.