Christianity Today, the flagship evangelical monthly, in July 2010 posted a forum on the issue featuring essays exploring different approaches to the question of frozen embryos. “Frozen Embryos: First, Help Couples” is by Ellen Painter Dollar, author of a new book about Christian perspectives on reproductive and genetic technology. “Christians need much better resources for ethical and […]
A March 2010 USA Today/Gallup Poll finds that Tea Party members skew to the right politically but are fairly representative of the American public demographically.
See results from an April 2010 CBS News/New York Times survey on Tea Party supporters and their political, religious and demographic composition. A New York Times story on the survey says it shows that contrary to some perceptions, Tea Party backers are wealthier and more educated than the average American.
A March 11, 2010, Los Angeles Times story says Christian conservatives are trying to align themselves with Tea Party libertarians on the issues of small government and religious freedom.
Read an April 6, 2010, column at Christianity Today by Charles Colson. He accuses the Tea Party movement of having no governing philosophy.
Read an April 5, 2010, column by R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a leading voice for Christian conservatism, rejecting suggestions of a “tax revolt” like that advocated by some conservatives and Tea Party supporters.
Read a March 12, 2010, story at Politico.com in which Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, said he consider Tea Party supporters “additional allies and fellow travelers.”
Read a May 27, 2010, column at the Huffington Post by Jim Wallis of Sojourners, a leader of the religious left.
Susan B. Hansen is a political science professor at the University of Pittsburgh and the author of Religion and Reaction: The Secular Political Challenge to the Religious Right (2011).