Brazilians head to the polls this Sunday to elect their next president, and the frontrunner is Jair Bolsonaro. He has been variously described as a far-right, uncouth, law-and-order populist, and he appears to hold views that can charitably be described as anti-democratic.
Eric FarnsworthOctober 26, 2018
Many Christian elites will not like Donald Trump’s United Nations speech this week, whose key phrase was “we reject the ideology of globalism and accept the doctrine of patriotism.”
Mark TooleySeptember 26, 2018
Some evangelicals’ unthinking appropriation of social justice ideas can be faddish, light on theology, heavy on sentiment, and heavy on progressive politics. But John MacArthur overgeneralizes too much and lapses into caricature too often in his critique of “social justice.”
Daniel StrandSeptember 25, 2018
When the New York Times called Scott Morrison, the new Australian prime minister, an “evangelical,” many of us Australian Christians groaned.
Russell PowellSeptember 17, 2018
Are American evangelicals right to support US sanctions against Turkey to release American missionary Andrew Brunson?
Mark TooleyAugust 19, 2018
Ideas are not enough. Teaching in a history department these past couple years has convinced me that ideas are often not the driving force behind great changes in society and world events. Philosophers, theologians, and intellectuals of all sorts often act like the only thing that matters are ideas. You get the ideas right and then you change the world. Evangelicals are notorious for this kind of thinking.
Daniel StrandJuly 17, 2018
Important to Israel’s improved global standing is the ongoing global growth of pro-Israel Evangelicals, numbering in the hundreds of millions, whose influence could affect foreign policy in dozens of nations in the Global South.
Mark TooleyFebruary 12, 2018
On September 24, Angela Merkel won a fourth term as chancellor of Germany. Here is what you should know about the most powerful woman in the world.
Joe CarterOctober 3, 2017
Based upon his findings in a recent opinion poll, Shibley Telhami attempts to explain why evangelicals are more likely to support Israel intensely.
Mark MeltonDecember 11, 2015