| Jul 31, 2011
The Rev. John Stott did not fill stadiums with the faithful like his longtime friend, Billy Graham, or give the invocation at a presidential inauguration, as megachurch pastor Rick Warren did for Barack Obama. Yet he was a giant of the evangelical world...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 3:23 PM
Crucifixes, Virgin Mary statuettes, ornate Spanish-style churches: so many religious images seem permanently linked with Hispanic Americans. But that’s eroding fast, according to pollster George Barna.
In the fourth update on his annual survey...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 3:36 PM
Being Christian in America ain’t what it was.
It used to mean going to church and Sunday school, doing some volunteer work there, and reading the Bible -- and believing in it.
That’s all changed in the last 20 years, says The Barna Group...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 3:16 PM
For Ramadan, the Islamic holy month that falls in August this year, we asked a few people in South Florida why they became Muslim and what it has meant to them. Here are the last two.
Patricia Salahuddin teaches at the Design and...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 6:42 PM
Silicon Valley, the politically liberal technology hub, is an unlikely incubator of conservative Christian activism.
But a group of its venture capitalists is backing an ambitious project that seeks to affect the 2012 election by registering 5 million...
| Sep 18, 2011
Being artistic director of a major regional stage company means you get to give everyone "notes" — theater lingo for putting in your two cents while a play is being readied. Being Marc Masterson, newly arrived as South Coast Repertory's artistic...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Is the Dead Sea worth its salt? Israel tourism officials hope you think so. They want to have it included on a list of the New 7 Wonders of Nature.
And they’re not coy about whom they’re talking to.
“I would like to ask all my dear...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 12:14 PM
CNN received a lot of praise for its "Magic Wall" technology during its 2008 coverage. And John King, who worked the touch-screen electoral maps, like no one else was rightfully celebrated in connection with it by me and many others.
So, none of this...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is an evangelical Christian. He is devoted to his faith in a very public way, and that, as much as his perplexing play on the football field, has made him a cultural lightning rod. The wise heads of football insisted...
| Jan 12, 2012
New Hampshire Republicans are practical people.
As I traveled around the state this week, voters who said they supported Mitt Romney in Tuesday's presidential primary consistently offered two reasons for their choice.
One was Romney's resume: his...
| Jan 12, 2012
If you think Rick Santorum is a weird, pious wackadoo, try being a female walking around certain ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods in Israel with your ankles showing.
FOR THE RECORD:
Religion: Meghan Daum, in her Jan. 12 Op-Ed column...