God has never been truant

The Dec. 14 murder of 26 people in an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., shocked the nation. Former presidential candidate and Baptist preacher Mike Huckabee said we have “systematically removed God from our schools” on Fox News and then asked, “Should we be so...
113th Congress more religiously diverse, less Protestant

113th Congress more religiously diverse, less Protestant

By David Gibson, Religion News Service and BJC Staff Reports Three Buddhists, a Hindu and a “none” walked into the 113th Congress, and it’s no joke. Rather, it’s a series of “firsts” that reflect the growing religious diversity of the country. When the new Congress...