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January 15, 2008
Sen. Hillary Clinton’s candidacy for her party’s nomination for the presidency has started a national conversation about the prospect of a woman in the Oval Office. On today’s program, Dr. Mohler considers whether there are any theological implications involved, whether the female candidate is a Democrat or a Republican.
January 8, 2008
Sen. Barack Obama has quickly emerged as a major political force in America, and if predictions and polling projections hold, he will emerge the big winner of today’s New Hampshire primary. This means that many Americans are trying to understand this man and the meaning of his candidacy. Few persons can match Shelby Steele in terms of cultural analysis. A research fellow at the Hoover Institution, Steele is one of the nation’s most insightful analysts on a host of issues, including race. His earlier book, The Content of our Character: A New Vision of Race in America is one of the most significant works on race to emerge in this generation. That book was brave, insightful, and deservedly influential.
January 4, 2008
The dance of democracy is rarely graceful and almost never predictable. But, in the end, the people have their say. The 2008 U.S. presidential contest started earlier than any other in the nation’s history, but the first real votes were taken last night in the form of the Iowa caucuses.
January 1, 2008
December 31, 2007
December 6, 2007
In his speech today at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library, Mitt Romney delivered what he hopes will be a compelling case for the importance of religious freedom and pluralism in American public life. On today’s program, Dr. Mohler considers the substance of the speech, its political and theological implications, and whether or not it…
November 12, 2007
With recent news of Pat Robertson’s support of Rudy Giuliani in the GOP primaries, speculation has grown that American evangelicals have ‘matured’ in their political sensibilities as they try to negotiate their leverage in the public square. On today’s program, guest host Russell Moore welcomes Joseph Loconte to the program for a helpful conversation about…
October 22, 2007
When Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Bill 777 from California’s state senate into law, he ignited a storm of controversy across the country. Proponents of the law are arguing that it is simply intended to protect GLBT students from harassment, but as Karen England notes, the bill’s language is vague enough that it could be used…
September 13, 2007
September 11, 2007
How are we to think about the religious commitments of political candidates? Are their actual beliefs off-limits in terms of public policy?
August 30, 2007
August 27, 2007