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Clergy & Congregations
Beliefs: Christian - Protestant
Tags: baptists, barack obama, black, eric mcdaniel, national baptist convention, usa, president, university of texas at austin, vote
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(RNS) The release of the new Steven Spielberg movie "Lincoln" has resurrected more than the physical presence of America's 16th president. It has also brought to the fore again questions about his faith. Was he a Christian? Was he an atheist? By Kimberly Winston.
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(RNS) Religious leaders already have their wish lists ready for President Obama's second term. Here are 10 officials' thoughts about what they’d like to see in the next four years. By Adelle M. Banks and Jeanie Groh.
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(RNS) Is it a sin not to vote? Or a virtue? Some disappointed Christians on both sides of the aisle -- especially evangelicals and Catholics -- are advocating the merits of boycotting the ballot box on Nov. 6. By David Gibson.
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(RNS) Billy Graham has been featured in ads supporting a North Carolina anti-gay marriage referendum and supporting “biblical values” in the upcoming national election. Why has the famed evangelist – who has said he learned hard lessons about being too political – getting so involved in the 2012 elections? By Adelle M. Banks.
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