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By Staff - Jan 26, 2012

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed two bills that endorse inclusion of a religious message or symbols at the country’s war memorials.

The House voted 386-26 for legislation that calls for installation of a plaque or inscription containing President Franklin Roosevelt’s D-Day prayer at the World War II Memorial in Washington.…

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ERLC president Russell Moore responds to new Pew Forum religion study

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WASHINGTON, D.C., May 12, 2015—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, responded to the latest data from the Pew Research Center today, which confirmed a rise in Americans who claim “no affiliation” in religious belief.…

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Ethicist examines Old Testament violence

By Tom Strode - Jul 23, 2013

Gaining an understanding of violence in the Old Testament helps make clear the church’s mission, enemies and priorities, a Southern Baptist ethicist said at a Washington lecture.

Speaking at the Institute on Religion and Democracy, Phillip Bethancourt said Old Testament violence “is the most difficult ethical issue to navigate” in Scripture.…

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