Candidates offer rare glimpse of their spiritual lives

Candidates offer rare glimpse of their spiritual lives

Photo of Obama courtesy Obama for America; Photo of Romney by Gage Skidmore By Daniel Burke, Religion News Service President Obama says it is not his job to defend his Christian faith against doubters who suspect he is Muslim. His GOP challenger, Mitt Romney, says...
Saddleback forum called off, interfaith event planned

Saddleback forum called off, interfaith event planned

By Bob Allen, Associated Baptist Press Saddleback Church pastor and The Purpose Driven Life author Rick Warren announced Aug. 22 that a civil forum planned with President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has been canceled. Warren, who held...
God goes back to public school

God goes back to public school

By Charles C. Haynes, Director of the Religious Freedom Education Project at the Newseum Millions of kids return to school this month — and, contrary to culture-war rhetoric, most of them won’t leave their faith at the schoolhouse door. As classes get under way,...