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Thank God, American Churches Are Dying

Date: 21‑02‑2020 Source: The Wall Street Journal By Ericka Andersen As thousands close across the U.S., lively new congregations are taking their place. As thousands of churches close across the U.S., many fret about the inevitable decline of faith in … Weiterlesen

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The Trump era has exposed divisions among Catholics and evangelicals

Date: 31-03-2019 Source: The Economist: Erasmus But in a secular age, Christian groups find common cause VERY NEARLY a quarter of a century has passed since a sort of joint manifesto was published by some of America’s most prominent Roman … Weiterlesen

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Evangelical Christians Helped Elect Donald Trump but Their Time as a Major Political Force Is Coming to An End

Date: 13-12-2018 Source: NewsWeek BY NINA BURLEIGH Pastor Says Evangelicals Still Support Trump Despite Porn Star Sex Allegations U.S. Alex Camire left the church a few months before his pastor announced from the pulpit that the election of Donald Trump … Weiterlesen

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Revelations: The political beliefs of evangelical Christians

Einer Sache bin ich mir sicher: mit solchen „Mitchristen“ will ich nichts zu tun haben! (hfk)    Date: 29-06-2017 Source: The Economist Personal morality in politics is negotiable TEN MINUTES BEFORE the Sunday morning service begins at the Free Chapel in … Weiterlesen

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Christian soldiers: How America’s evangelicals became a potent force

Date: 07-04-2017 Source: The Economist A new history of “the most American religious group”, from the Great Awakening to the Reagan coalition and beyond The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America. By Frances FitzGerald. Simon & Schuster; 740 pages; $35. … Weiterlesen

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Unappetitlich!

Date: 14-02-2017 Source: The New York Times Subject: For Religious Conservatives, Success and Access at the Trump White House Over the last year, Trump and the Christian right have strengthened a mutually beneficial arrangement that is already nudging government in a … Weiterlesen

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Religious Right Reinvigorated by Donald Trump

Date: 11-12-2016 Source: The Wall Street Journal Encouraged by Trump’s cabinet picks, conservative Christians want many of Obama’s social policies reversed Donald Trump’s election has reinvigorated evangelical Christians. Above, Mr. Trump with Jerry Falwell Jr. in January 2016. CHARLESTON, S.C.—After … Weiterlesen

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Why women are more religious than men

Date: 13-04-2016 Source: The Economist WOMEN are in general more likely to believe in and practice a religion than men are. The difference is not vast if you aggregate all creeds and countries (83.4% of women identify with a faith … Weiterlesen

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Germany, Britain and religion

Date: 07-01-2016 Source: The Economist German politicians are both more and less religious than British ones ANGELA MERKEL, who grew up in communist East Germany as the daughter of a Lutheran pastor, is a „serious Christian“ whose faith is mostly … Weiterlesen

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Religion and altruism: Matthew 22:39

Date: 05-11-2015 Source: The Economist Far from bolstering generosity, a religious upbringing diminishes it AN ARGUMENT often advanced for the encouragement of religion is that, to paraphrase St Matthew’s report of Jesus’s words, it leads people to love their neighbours … Weiterlesen

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