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Salem 66: Dispatch #1 - September 7-13, 2015

Salem 66: Dispatch #1 – September 7-13, 2015

Don Jolly covers the religion of the 2016 election season.
In The News: #LoveWins, #TakeItDown, #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches

In The News: #LoveWins, #TakeItDown, #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches

A round-up of the week's religion news.
Where was Religion at the RNC? In the Foreign Policy. No, Really.

Where was Religion at the RNC? In the Foreign Policy. No, Really.

The convention floor was the village of The Scarlet Letter, where the elect and aspirants must name their enemies, expelled into the wilderness, in order to preserve the core of their society.

Charity’s Faith Problem

Amy Levin:  What’s wrong with charity? Well, nothing, if you’re Mitt Romney and your definition of charity is giving to anti-gay referendums. Ok, that was harsh, but none of us can deny that whatever we mean by “charity” comes with a loaded moral gun and a wad of political undertones, not to mention an extra...

Mormon, Schmormon

Things we love about the new Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life poll on "Mormons in America?"  So glad you asked: Substitute your own word in here:  "Many _____ feel they are misunderstood, discriminated against and not accepted by other Americans as part of mainstream society."

Romney’s Mormonism and the “Wierdness Quotient”

Amy Levin: If it wasn’t already, presidential politicking has stooped a little low. Curiously, Barack Obama’s reelection campaign informed Politico of their strategy to re-elect the “hopeful” incumbent: to make Mitt Romney seem. . . weird. Due to his fairly low approval ratings, the Obama’s campaign strategists are betting on a victory...

Our Daily Links — Oprah Was Raptured?

Everyone's favorite tween, Justin Bieber is fresh off a visit to Israel and was seen this week sporting a new tattoo that reads "Yeshua," or Jesus, in Hebrew.  Baylor University Press has published a new book, The Evangelical Movement in Ethiopia, that is being called a tool for promoting religious intolerance and...

Give Us This Day Our Daily Links

Jesus Greeks! Of course we don't endorse primary candidates (Mitt Romney 5.0)!  But if we could... Jews in the Sheen house! Reading, writing and the absolute horrors of being in divinity school. Old evangelical wine in old evangelical wineskins? Clarence Thomas is the court. The Archbishop of Canterbury designates a Pakistani martyr. Alabama...

Mormons are People Too

Amidst accusations that they're clearing the way for another Mitt Romney presidential campaign, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has launched an ad campaign that profiles normal people who are also Mormon.  The campaign comes after the church commissioned a study two years ago that showed society had a lower opinion of...

Mormons Drink Christian Baby Blood, Don’t They?

Amy Sullivan of Washington Monthly on why The Atlantic, the Weekly Standard, and the National Review are wrong about Mitt Romney, the conservative Massachusetts governor who wants to be America’s first Mormon president: “The first time I ever heard about Mormons was in fifth grade, sitting in a basement classroom of my Baptist church, watching...