Patriotism

Can There Be a Rational Compromise on the Pledge of Allegiance?

By John Ragosta
(RNS) Yet another Pledge of Allegiance lawsuit has been filed, this time with New Jersey humanists challenging the requirement that each school day begin with recitation of the… read more

NJ Lawsuit Seeks to Ban Pledge of Allegiance

By Kimberly Winston
(RNS) The American Humanist Association is suing a New Jersey school district for its recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in public classrooms. The lawsuit, brought on behalf… read more

The King of the Jews

By Ministry Matters
This article is from the Gospel of Mark volume of the Interpreting Biblical Texts series, available with a subscription to the Ministry Matters Premium Library.   A… read more

Mixing Is a Mistake

By Ronnie McBrayer
Regardless of the particular denomination, most of this country’s churches are fiercely joined to American nationalism. On this Independence Day weekend you will likely find … read more

Fourth of July Prayer

By Ministry Matters
Many pastors in the U.S. struggle with what extent to observe Independence Day in worship. A simple prayer of thanks for opportunity and for the lives of brave people who have… read more

Inspiration and Inclusion at the Inauguration

By Jessica Miller Kelley
The inauguration of a president is inspirational in many ways. The national colors and anthems, pomp and circumstance can fill spectators with patriotic joy, marveling at our… read more
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