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Everyone knows that the historic animosity towards Mormonism among conservative evangelicals is a political problem for Mitt Romney. How much of a problem it will be, of course, remains to be seen --
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 08:59 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
Late yesterday, Richard Land announced he is retiring as president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission in October 2013. In his letter, Land says that he is ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Aug 01, 2012 at 02:59 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Yes, you read that correctly. The Southern Baptist Convention -- formed 167 years ago to help maintain segregation -- finally gets it. Or, at least, they are starting to get it. The nation's ...
by quaoar
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Jun 19, 2012 at 02:02 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Dwight McKissic is pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, Texas; and one of the most prominent black pastors in the Southern Baptist Convention. Well, People for the American Way ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Jun 15, 2012 at 12:19 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Late Friday, the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission announced that due in part to at least two instances of egregious plagiarism , commission president Richard Land'
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Jun 04, 2012 at 02:21 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
As I mentioned yesterday , Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission and a major titan of the religious right, is about to lose his daily ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Jun 02, 2012 at 02:44 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
For more than two decades, Richard Land has been one of the titans of the religious right from his post as president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Jun 01, 2012 at 01:50 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
You make Jesus cry. Now I'm no top-notch political strategist, but ... While the Southern Baptist Convention’s political arm, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, is mired ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Apr 28, 2012 at 09:00 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
For almost a quarter century, Richard Land has been one of the most prominent voices of the religious right. But now, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Apr 19, 2012 at 03:28 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
A couple of days ago I published a Diary called "They Teach Their Children to Hate" While I am slowly getting used to living among the Evangelical Religious Right, they still manage to shock me. ...
by twigg
Comment Count 305 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 09:47 AM PST with 92 Recommends
I know that the term "Flyover State" is derogatory, demeaning and elitist. Likewise the the phrases "Mountain people", "Rednecks", "Country Bumpkin" are not generally used as flattery. It's wrong to ...
by twigg
Comment Count 187 comments on Thu Feb 09, 2012 at 09:30 AM PST with 269 Recommends
If you are opposed to the DREAM ACT you will now be put in an extremist corner to the right of the Southern Baptist Convention. While I'd like to think this is just the positive side of conservative ...
by RfrancisR
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Jul 01, 2011 at 01:52 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Rev. Dr. Albert Mohler, a leader of the Religious Right and the influential president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, has joined the infamous Rev.Terry Jones in demonizing Islam.
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Apr 08, 2011 at 08:30 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Via OneNewsNow, I discovered a story by former Southern Baptist Convention president Morris Chapman that appears to call for SBC churches ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 122 comments on Thu Jun 04, 2009 at 03:24 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Richard Land, head of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, has broken ranks with most other evangelicals ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat May 09, 2009 at 09:27 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The diary "I just walked out of holy mass" is a perfect example of why the Republican Party is seriously screwed. The reason they are ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2009 at 08:48 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Devilstower recently posted an interesting article about the decline in membership of the Southern Baptist Convention ( God ...
by The Baptist Death Ray
Comment Count 300 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2008 at 09:59 AM PDT with 498 Recommends
Sorry, this has nothing to do with Sony's gory series of video games. In the 1980s, ultra-conservatives seized control of the Southern Baptist Convention and forced both individuals and ...
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 219 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2008 at 08:30 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
It's very much an up-in-the-air thing right now between Obama and McCain for me. --Mike Butler, Southern Baptist Convention Delegate The Southern Baptists ...
by Dragon5616
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Jun 13, 2008 at 06:26 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
On Friday, news reports started coming out to the effect that Hillary Clinton may be a member of a cell-church group run ...
by dogemperor
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Apr 07, 2008 at 01:59 PM PDT with 48 Recommends