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Baylor University history professor Thomas S. Kidd attempts too much with this thought-provoking, meticulously researched book. All at the same time it is a history of evangelical Protestantism in America, a study that links the religious beliefs of our Founders into a political alliance and, finally, a meditation on religion's role in today's increasingly secular American political scene.
Pope Benedict XVI began a controversial visit to the United Kingdom on Thursday by acknowledging the Catholic Church had not acted decisively or quickly enough against priests who molested children. He said the church's top priority now was to help victims of abuse to heal.
Pope Benedict XVI, beginning a controversial state visit to Britain, acknowledged Thursday that the Catholic Church failed to act decisively or quickly enough to deal with priests who rape and molest children.
The book has two subtitles, one in the United States and one on the other side of the pond. In the United Kingdom, where Peter Hitchens plies his trade as a popular political columnist for the Mail on Sunday, the subtitle is "Why Faith Is the Foundation of Civilization." Here, it is "How Atheism Led Me to Faith."
Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams is prepared to back Rev. Jeffrey John, a homosexual, to become bishop, according to newspaper reports.
Britain will hold a judge-led inquiry into charges that its spies were complicit in the torture of terrorism suspects held by the U.S. and other allies.
Any reader looking for the straightforward Pilgrim story is probably forewarned by the opaque title of this long book, but anyone looking for adventure in English and American history will relish this fresh account by Nick Bunker, a former banker and journalist for the Financial Times.
Christianity is dying. It was once the bastion of Western civilization. Now, Christianity is a pitiful remnant of its former greatness. Across the West, it is in full retreat.
The Episcopal Church has approved the election of a lesbian assistant bishop in the Diocese of Los Angeles.