Young Evangelicals in the Voting Booth

Young Evangelicals in the Voting Booth By Marcia Pally A look at how young evangelicals approach faith and politics today Busted Halo MAY 7, 2012 Politically speaking, what’s up with young evangelicals? Evangelicals are 26 percent of the U.S. population, a quarter of them under 30, and, as the Pew Forum on Religion and Public life reports, “Not […]

America’s Marketplace of Confessions: Evangelical Christianity’s Gift to Muslims

America’s Marketplace of Confessions: Evangelical Christianity’s Gift to Muslims By Marcia Pally In the thinking and reflection that I suppose inevitably comes with the tenth anniversary of the 2001 September 11th attacks, I found myself reviewing the research on the quality of Muslim life, espeically in Europe where many of the attackers had been living, […]

Reduce Abortions–Realign US politics: New Evangelical ideas

Reduce Abortions–Realign US politics: New Evangelical ideas By Marcia Pally It’s political gospel that evangelicals are a solid Republican bloc because they vote only for candidates who oppose abortion. And on the whole, this is true–as they’ll likely again show in the upcoming Iowa caucuses. But something’s up: wiggle room. While evangelical opposition to abortion […]

Evangelicals and the 2012 election: The kingdoms of faith and politics By Marcia Pally

Evangelicals and the 2012 election: The kingdoms of faith and politics By Marcia Pally We are now past the half-mark in the Republican primaries, and it seems that evangelicals are following tradition—or stereotype–as the religious voting-bloc outlier. Yet a look at the numbers suggests that evangelicals are not voting as a bloc, laminated together by […]

Muslims, Evangelicals and the Countering of Prejudice

Muslims, Evangelicals and the countering of prejudice: A conversation with Prof. Marcia Pally and Prof. Mustapha Tlili, New York University By Chantal Bax, April 2012 Muslims and Evangelicals – one may not think that these two groups have much in common. Yet just as Muslims regularly have to fight the prejudice that all people of […]