| Oct 13, 2010
| 9:47 AM
"In the Land of Believers: An Outsider's Extraordinary Journey into the Heart of the Evangelical Church"
By Gina Welch Metropolitan Books, 2010 320 pp. $25.00
That the United States is both a deeply religious country and a deeply divided one is no...
| May 21, 2010
| 8:02 AM
February 24, 2012
If you watched the 5:00 news on Thursday, you may have seen me delivering a live report while driving a car. That was not a trick. I really was driving and communicating live with Jean Jadhon. Given all the amazing technology that&...
| Oct 23, 2010
Thank you for the review of Burroughs on Broadway ("Rocking the stage," Oct. 20).
This year's program was the most ambitious of the fundraisers that have been held the last few years. Scott Dove did a wonderful job of directing the show, but credit...
| Sep 1, 2010
Glenn Beck says his "Restoring Honor" rally last weekend was a "non-political" event that was meant to turn America "back to God". That wording has some people wondering if Beck is shifting from politics to theology.
Bishop Harry Jackson, who read from...
| Sep 27, 2010
Alvin Lawson, an English professor at Cal State Long Beach who spent decades studying unidentified flying objects and questioning the beliefs of people who said they had been abducted, has died. He was 80.
Lawson died Sept. 8 at Western Medical Center in...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 8:16 PM
Editor's note: This clarifies what LBGT stands for.
While Christian beliefs and ideas about homosexuality sometimes conflict, in the case of the Rev. Mel White, two worlds unite.
The openly gay pastor — who was a ghostwriter for Billy Graham,...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 3:43 PM
Some people say that it's a witch hunt, while others say that former Kansas attorney general Phill Kline went too far in his investigation into abortion providers as Kline took the stand on Tuesday to defend against accusations of ethics violations.
| Jul 6, 2011
| 1:28 PM
A major face-lift is underway at one of the area's largest schools.
Liberty University is tearing down a huge portion of its campus, making way for more students and a whole new look.
"We've just decided that now is the time to update our campus,"...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Two Republican presidential prospects will speak at Liberty University in September.
LU Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. says Texas Governor Rick Perry will speak at one of the university's thrice-weekly convocations Sept. 14, and Minnesota Rep. Michele...
| Mar 3, 2011
Newt Gingrich -- the twice-divorced former House speaker and recent convert to Roman Catholicism -- is courting evangelical Christians as he lays the groundwork for a possible presidential campaign, hoping to find favor among a group that will play a...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 2:52 PM
When I walked through the front door of West Virginia University's student newspaper on a cold, gray January day in 1976, little did I know the journey I was about to set out on.
Since then, I've been in the same room with three U.S. presidents and met...