Features related to religious politics

State Rep. William Tong, holds his son Alexander with his family during opening session at the State Capitol in Hartford, Conn. Tong is the only Asian-American running for the U.S. Senate this election season from the continental U.S. February 2012. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
November 30, 2012 | Blog

Asian Americans have shifted from supporting Republican candidates to overwhelmingly supporting Democrats. Have conservatives pushed them away? Continue reading

Bill Moyers and Jerry Falwell
August 31, 2012
Watch classic clips from Bill's past reporting on the influence of conservative Christians in American Politics
August 31, 2012

Long-time Republican Mike Lofgren describes the modern corruption and dysfunction of both Republican and Democratic parties. Continue reading

August 31, 2012

Does the former Christian Coalition leader’s resurgence signal a new revolution or an old racket? Continue reading

Republican presidential nominee Richard M. Nixon and his running mate Spiro T. Agnew, are seen at the Republican National Convention at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Florida. August 1972. (AP Photo)
August 31, 2012

Watch the GOP platform grow from 1972 — when the party platform didn’t contain one reference to God — to today. Continue reading

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his vice presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. wave to their supporters after posing a group picture with their campaign staff at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., August 2012. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
August 30, 2012 | Blog
The most conservative platform in the Republican party's history challenges Romney and Ryan to foster familiarity and keep their distance at the same time.
August 24, 2012

A field report captures key moments, visits and candid comments from Sister Simone Campbell. Continue reading

August 24, 2012

Bill invites Sister Simone Campbell and Robert Royal to discuss faith, politics and Paul Ryan. Continue reading

June 20, 2012 | Nuns on the Bus

Nuns are traveling by bus halfway across the country to protest the Ryan budget. Yesterday, they brought the message to his door. Continue reading

Sister Simone Campbell, organizer of the Nuns on the Bus tour, speaking in Ames, Iowa. Photo by Jackie Kostek
June 18, 2012 | Nuns on the Bus

We report from inside the ‘Nuns on the Bus’ tour, on a mission to spotlight social justice issues and protest the House Republican budget. Continue reading

Photo Credit: Dale Robbins
April 20, 2012

The conservative columnist argues that President Obama is engaged in a “high stakes political fight” with Catholicism. Continue reading

April 20, 2012

Conservative columnist Ross Douthat argues traditional Christianity has failed to keep polarizing cultural combatants and influencers in check. Continue reading

Televangelist and best-selling author, Joel Osteen and his wife. July 2005. (AP/Jessica Kourkounis)
April 20, 2012

In an excerpt from his book, Ross Douthat says preacher Joel Osteen embodies “the refashioning of Christianity to suit an age of abundance.” Continue reading

Vashti McCollum smiles as she reads of her victory before the U.S. Supreme Court in her suit to bar religious eduction from the Champaign high schools. March 1948. (AP Photo)
March 16, 2012 | Blog
The story of the controversial Supreme Court case that changed the relationship between religion and public schools in America.
February 16, 2012

A Bill Moyers Essay: How do we honor religious liberty without it becoming the liberty to impose moral beliefs on others? Continue reading

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