Tag:religion

  • Friday Interview: The Faith of the Founders

    RALEIGH — We learn in school about the separation of church and state. We’re told it’s an idea the Founders embraced as they developed the early structures of American government. Philosopher, theologian, and author Michael Novak tells a different story. An American Enterprise Institute scholar in religion, philosophy, and public…

  • Religion Reporters Just Don’t Get It

    Most religion reporters are a lot like religion professors. They really don’t seem to like religion or religious people, and their approach to the subject is usually from a left-multicultural mindset. Recent research has shown that among the most left-wing disciplines at universities is Religious Studies. Reporters, for their part,…

  • Religion Ruled the Cause of Firing

    RALEIGH — Michael Vanderburg was a promising, highly motivated new employee at the N.C. Department of Revenue with positive performance reviews. Just short of being at his job for two years, and thus obtaining career civil service job protection, Vanderburg was fired for what he contends was religious discrimination. In…

  • Most Teens Embrace Faith, Parents

    RALEIGH — Contrary to “widespread and persistent stereotypes,” most American adolescents are not alienated from or hostile toward organized religion, and as much as two-thirds of those youth closely agree with the religious beliefs of their parents, a UNC-Chapel Hill study says. It reported that “only about 10 to 20…

  • Study Examines Teens on Religion

    RALEIGH — Contrary to “widespread and persistent stereotypes,” most American adolescents are not alienated from or hostile toward organized religion, and as much as two-thirds of those youth closely agree with the religious beliefs of their parents, a UNC-Chapel Hill study says. The findings were released Tuesday as part of…

  • Raleigh Rally Supports Alabama Display

    RALEIGH — About 200 people rallied Wednesday at North Carolina's State Capitol in support of public displays of the Ten Commandments and unrestricted acknowledgments of God. Organizers of the rally are leading a series of demonstrations that began Sunday in Montgomery, Ala., where Chief Justice Roy Moore was ordered to…