For twenty years, the Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD) has been on the frontlines of the culture wars. They’ve blamed the long decline of mainline denominations like Episcopalians, Presbyterians, and United Methodists on progressive political stands and liberal theology.
For Holy Week, we offer this thought-provoking meditation on humanity by Philip Carr-Jones; this piece is a midpoint conclusion of the book he’s working on, working title The Peripherals, which is projected to be published in the winter of 2015.
A Call to Action, a new book by Jimmy Carter was recently reviewed in a radio interview by Frank Stasio with President Carter on the North Carolina Public Broadcasting System. Bruce Sloan writes on why the book is important and about the continued fight for equal rights for women, both in American society and the American religious community.