Talking religion and politcs with Pastor Dean Brown from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Red Bank, NJ. This thoughtful interview is the first video from the new 7Days2Vote project leading up to the election on November 8.Follow 7Days2Vote on facebook and twitter.(Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Some of them, being typical academics, either fell down on the job or just decided not to do it. It really testifies to the human element of this kind of great undertaking. This quote of the day comes from Professor Jeffrey Alan Miller, Montclair State University, who discovered a previously unknown early draft of the …

“Husain Abdullah was penalized for praying?”

Down on one knee + Jesus = Tebowing Down on two knees + Allah = unsportsman-like conduct One shouldn’t blow this out of proportion, it is possible that the penalty against Husain Abdullah, safety for the Kansas City Chiefs, was just a bad call by the team of referees. Former referee and NFL rules media …

‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Phil Robertson’s Plan For ISIS Is To ‘Convert Them Or Kill Them’

In other words, his ‘plan,’ of course stated on air on Hannity’s FOX News show, is a ‘position’ ISIS actually also has. The terror group’s actions are mainly against people not in line with their fundamentalist, twisted, violent version of Islam.ISIS is forcibly converting people and/or killing them. This is a strategy that’s been employed …

“Megyn Kelly is wrong on both the facts and the essential universality of the Christian message.”

In a terrible segment (that must be a feast for new atheist dudebros) Fox News’ Megyn Kelly claimed that both Santa Claus and Jesus of Nazareth are white: “Jesus was a white man, too. It’s like we have, he’s a historical figure that’s a verifiable fact, as is Santa, I just want kids to know that. How do …

Christian values

autumninmichigan: Whenever people say that we need to return to our Christian values I’m like, “Yes! We should totally help the poor and love people unconditionally and preserve God’s Earth just like Christ taught us.” And then they’re all, “No, I mean we should hate the gays.”

“Girls were not allowed to converse except from 6 to 9 p.m. each Friday. They were not allowed contact with their families during their first month, or with anyone else for six months. By that time, Roxy said, most girls are ‘broken,’ having been told that their families have abandoned them, and that the world outside is a sinful, dangerous place where girls who leave are murdered or raped.”

motherjones: Women isolated from secular society, scarred for life, and beaten for crossing the religious authorities. Kandahar? No, Missouri. And conservatives keep the system running. This is sickening.”Girls were not allowed to converse except from 6 to 9 p.m. each Friday. They were not allowed contact with their families during their first month, or with …