4 Out of 10 Nations Favor a Specific Religion or Religions

Earlier this month the Pew Research Center published  the results of their analysis of  their study of 199 countries and territories around the world.  They found that more than 40% of these countries or territories (83 of 199), "favor a specific religion, either as an official, government-endorsed religion or by affording one religion preferential treatment over other faiths." Government-Endorsed Religion Only four religions have been granted the status of government-endorsed religion in Read More …

Should our Government Engage in Wealth Redistribution?

"Democrats in America today are twice as likely as Americans in the Great Depression era to favor imposing heavy taxes on the rich as a means of redistributing wealth, according to data published today by the Gallup poll." These are the first words in Terence P. Jeffrey's article on cbsnews.com about a poll of 1,077 adults conducted April 7-11, 2011.  The wording of this question and the responses are shown in the image at right. So What? Most New Testament scholars agree that Jesus Read More …