Stephen Prothero measures the distance Franklin has fallen from the Graham tree. It’s old news by now that Sojourners and other progressive Christian organizations have a gay problem. Hussein Rashid asks Muslims how they will treat LGBT people. What do some Russian women see in Vladimir Putin? Paul the Apostle, reports the Telegraph (via disinfo.com). With a cue from Rob Bell, Chris Armstrong constructs a Handbook to Hell. The When I Return Project: What will you do when you return to a liberated Palestine? Anthea Butler on Glenn Beck’s plans to host a Restoring Courage rally in Jerusalem on August 20 this year. An excerpt from Frank Schaeffer’s new book, about how “The Right” is waging a war on “all things public.” David Bahati, the author of Uganda’s “Kill the Gays Bill” may soon be that country’s Minister of Ethics. Terry Mattingly begs for a definition of fundamentalist.