Tag Archives: Christianity
The policies pushed by politicians like Donald Trump and Dan Patrick are anything but Christ-like.
It’s an especially bitter irony. You might expect that the rise to power of politicians who either are outspokenly Christian or have overwhelming support from...Read More
As Texans become less conservative and more religiously diverse, chasing far-right Christian voters may become a liability for Republicans.
White conservative Christians have long been key to Republican dominance in Texas politics. They’re especially critical in GOP primaries, where low turnout me...Read More
Governor Greg Abbott said we wouldn't hear the 'word of God' at the Texas Democratic Convention. He was wrong.
Greg Abbott said we wouldn't hear the 'word of God' at the Texas Democratic Convention. He was wrong. (Or lying, but surely he wouldn't bear false witness!)...Read More
Even devout Christians should fear these influential leaders' refusal to separate church and state.
Dominion theology explicitly rejects the United States' venerable separation of church and state, and Dan Patrick and the gang like it that way....Read More
A Founding Fathers quote you won't find at the #RPT16: religion and government "will both exist in greater purity, the less they are mixed together."...Read More
Long before Jeff Sessions used Romans 13 to justify stripping children from their parents, it was already the go-to verse for Texas pols seeking to defend all sorts of questionable policies.
When Texas politicians hitch their political wagon to the Bible, they may be in for a very bumpy ride. Of course, that prospect never seems to stop them. ...Read More