god http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/2734/all en DWTS Contestant Dedicates Viennese Waltz to God http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/dwts-contestant-dedicates-viennese-waltz-god <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Candace Cameron Bure: &quot;I’m really performing for an audience of one&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-levy">Lauren Levy</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="http://www.zeibiz.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Candace-Cameron-Bure-and-Mark-Ballas-DWTS-600x315.jpg" width="600" height="315" /></p><p>After 9 grueling weeks, the Dancing With the Stars competition is nearing its pinnacle. Beginning last night’s semifinals were actor and author, Candace Cameron Bure, and her professional dance partner, Mark Ballas. The duo danced a 34-point Viennese waltz, which Candace dedicated to God.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/dwts-contestant-dedicates-viennese-waltz-god" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMI on TV Blog Post Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Candace Cameron Bure christian conservative Dancing With the Stars god moralitytraditionalvalues Viennese waltz Tue, 13 May 2014 19:44:17 +0000 Lauren Levy 46240 at http://www.mrc.org TIME Makes God a ‘She’ for PC History Month http://www.mrc.org/articles/time-makes-god-she-pc-history-month <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Debbie Blue’s feminist fringe theology puts a dress on the Almighty. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>All the major monotheistic religions – Judaism, Christianity, &nbsp;Islam – depict God as a “He.” From the beginning of the the Old Testament, God refers to Himself using masculine pronouns. But what’s 5,000 years of tradition and theological understanding against Women’s History Month, 2014?&nbsp; <img src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d0/Creation_of_the_Sun_and_Moon_face_detail.jpg" style="float: right;" height="413" width="296" /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/time-makes-god-she-pc-history-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith Politics Debbie Blue god Time Magazine Women's History Month Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:05:36 +0000 mike.ciandella 45794 at http://www.mrc.org Starnes Book: Religious Society under ‘Attack from Within’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/starnes-book-religious-society-under-attack-within <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In ‘God Less,’ Fox reporter talks God in – and out of – America. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Americans overwhelming identify themselves as Christian – 75 percent call themselves “Christian” or “Catholic.” Yet every year the government, law enforcement, the court system, and educators across the country dismiss citizen’s religious rights and punish them for living to their values. Fox News columnist Todd Starnes tells dozens of these true stories in his new book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/God-Less-America-Stories-Traditional/dp/1621365913">“God Less America”</a> to be released May 6.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/starnes-book-religious-society-under-attack-within" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Faith Government Life Media Politics gay agenda god Religion Todd Starnes Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:00:46 +0000 mike.ciandella 45751 at http://www.mrc.org Now, about Jerusalem ... http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/now-about-jerusalem <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2427" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/CMI-...We%20Trust.jpg?1347388209" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">September 11, 2012 - 2:24pm</span> </div> </div> </div> Culture and Media Institute Faith Government Politics Democratic National Convention Democratic Platform god Tue, 11 Sep 2012 18:30:10 +0000 matt.philbin 41193 at http://www.mrc.org Democrats Delete God from Party Platform, All Three Networks Ignore http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/democrats-delete-god-party-platform-all-three-networks-ignore <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>All three network morning shows on Wednesday ignored a move by Democrats to delete references<a href="http://blogs.cbn.com/thebrodyfile/archive/2012/09/04/democrats-drop-god-from-party-platform.aspx"> to God</a> from the party's 2012 convention platform. NBC skipped another controversial decision, removing an assertion that <a href="http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2012/09/04/obama-attacked-over-party-platform-on-jerusalem/">Jerusalem</a> is the capital of Israel. (CBS and ABC, however, did cover this decision.)<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/democrats-delete-god-party-platform-all-three-networks-ignore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Bret Baier cbs Democrats Dick Durbin god NBC Wed, 05 Sep 2012 15:51:19 +0000 scott.whitlock 41130 at http://www.mrc.org ABC’s ‘GCB’ Carves Own Twisted Version of 10 Commandments http://www.mrc.org/articles/abcs-gcb-carves-own-twisted-version-10-commandments <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Controversial show escalates agenda of mocking Christians with attack on Bible. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-thompson">Lauren Thompson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>“If you want to live in this world, you’re going to need some rules to live by,” is the tagline sported underneath ABC’s <a href="http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/gcb/commandments/commandment1">twisted rendering</a> of the 10 Commandments. Proving once again that “GCB” certainly doesn’t play by the rules or <a href="../../../../../../../../articles/gcb-desperately-un-christian-housewives">hold a shred of respect</a> for believing Christians. Because this attack targeted the Old Testament, it also could be offensive to Jewish people. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/abcs-gcb-carves-own-twisted-version-10-commandments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment 10 Commandments abc Bible christian GCB god Thu, 19 Apr 2012 16:02:09 +0000 dan.gainor 39877 at http://www.mrc.org Time to Focus on Real Star of Christmas http://www.mrc.org/commentary/time-focus-real-star-christmas <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> </p><p>More than nine out of 10 Americans celebrate Christmas - even atheists, agnostics or believers in other faiths, according to surveys by <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/news/religion/2010-12-20-unchristmas20_ST_N.htm?loc=interstitialskip">LifeWay Research and USA TODAY/Gallup</a>. They might be roasting chestnuts over an open fire, decking the halls with boughs of holly or trying to get the Chipmunks Christmas song out of their heads, but they are celebrating.</p> <br /> <p>The problem is, what are they celebrating?</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/time-focus-real-star-christmas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Culture and Media Institute added atheists celebrating Children Christ Christmas classic claus correct cousin department discover feast gay god grinch happy heart holiday holidays joy people propaganda rimes shopping shows society totenberg true world year years Thu, 13 Jan 2011 10:44:00 +0000 admin 2108 at http://www.mrc.org Pleasant Surprise: Networks Include God in Chilean Miners' Rescue http://www.mrc.org/articles/pleasant-surprise-networks-include-god-chilean-miners-rescue <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/erin-brown">Erin Brown</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >The world watched as 33 Chilean miners were pulled from a deep Chilean mine after 70 grueling days, and their harrowing rescue was nothing short of miraculous. Several miners credited God with their comfort and rescue, and the media played along nicely.</p> <br /> <p >“I met God, I met the Devil – God won.” This now famous quote, from Mario Sepulveda, the second Chilean miner to be pulled to safety, appeared in the October 13 broadcasts of “CBS Evening News with Katie Couric,” NBC's “World News Tonight” and also the October 14 broadcast of NBC's “Today” show. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/pleasant-surprise-networks-include-god-chilean-miners-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith ChileanMiners god networks Fri, 15 Oct 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28852 at http://www.mrc.org Obama Omits 'Creator' From Declaration of Independence Quotation http://www.mrc.org/articles/obama-omits-creator-declaration-independence-quotation <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alana-goodman">Alana Goodman</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >During a speech before the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute on Sept. 15, President Obama bungled the introduction of the Declaration of Independence, leaving out the phrase “by their creator.”</p> <br /> <p >But the gaffe was only picked up by a few conservative blogs – a sharp contrast to the massive mainstream coverage given to any misstatements made by former President George W. Bush during his time in office.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/obama-omits-creator-declaration-independence-quotation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Education creator DeclarationofIndependence god obama Religion Mon, 20 Sep 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28882 at http://www.mrc.org Left-wing Blogger Argues Rampant Promiscuity Among College Students, Dismisses Role of God in Abstinence http://www.mrc.org/articles/left-wing-blogger-argues-rampant-promiscuity-among-college-students-dismisses-role-god-abst <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-bell">Katie Bell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >One Huffington Post blogger is concerned that American college students may not believe in love, but he is much less concerned with the rise of meaningless casual sexual acts.</p> <br /> <p >That blogger, sociology Prof. Roger Friedland wrote an <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/roger-friedland/hey-god-is-that-you-in-my_b_588161.html" />article</a> entitled “God, Sex and Love on American Campuses” May 26. In it he portrayed college students as unprincipled sex crazed zombies who have lost their ability to love. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/left-wing-blogger-argues-rampant-promiscuity-among-college-students-dismisses-role-god-abst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith abstinence collegestudents god HuffingtonPost immorality love Religion sex Sociology Thu, 27 May 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 29032 at http://www.mrc.org Joy Behar on Prayer: What's the 'Difference Between' Bush and Terrorists? http://www.mrc.org/articles/joy-behar-prayer-whats-difference-between-bush-and-terrorists <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-knoploh">Sarah Knoploh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >When it comes to matters of prayer, Joy Behar doesn't know the difference between terrorists and former President George W. Bush. </p> <br /> <p >The National Day of Prayer is coming up on May 6, but on “The Joy Behar Show” April 29, she was discussing the diversity of religion in <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">America</st1:place></st1:country-region> with former talk show host Phil Donahue.</p> <p >In a discussion about the separation of church and state, Behar absurdly compared Bush's prayers to God with terrorists' prayers to Allah.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/joy-behar-prayer-whats-difference-between-bush-and-terrorists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith Politics Allah atheism GeorgeBush god JoyBehar PhilDonahue prayer Terrorism Fri, 30 Apr 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 29054 at http://www.mrc.org Critics of Little Faith http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/critics-little-faith <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An inspirational movie called &quot;Letters to God&quot; opened in nearly 900 theaters, but it didn&#039;t please movie critics who sit through many sick chronicles of perversion. They didn&#039;t seem to notice it existed. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p itxtvisited="1">Six years after "The Passion of the Christ," anyone expecting a renaissance in faith-based movies has largely been disappointed. This is not to say such movies aren't produced. Every now and then, there's a movie made for this audience, but the audience won't hear about it from the movie critics because these elites aren't interested.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/critics-little-faith" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division BrentBozell god Movies PassionoftheChrist Sat, 17 Apr 2010 14:39:00 +0000 admin 4767 at http://www.mrc.org That's Not Rain, It's God Crying for Teddy http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/thats-not-rain-its-god-crying-teddy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 22, No. 19 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/Sept72009.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=781006" title="Sept72009.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><b>That's Not Rain, It's God Crying for Teddy</b></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/thats-not-rain-its-god-crying-teddy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc cbs god healthcare NBC obamacare sheehan TedKennedy Mon, 07 Sep 2009 13:00:00 +0000 admin 8688 at http://www.mrc.org Balance AWOL in WaPo, MSNBC Coverage of Atheists' Inauguration Suit http://www.mrc.org/articles/balance-awol-wapo-msnbc-coverage-atheists-inauguration-suit <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/colleen-raezler">Colleen Raezler</a> </div> </div> </div> <div></div> <p >Well-known atheist Michael Newdow is old news. Few mainstream media outlets are covering the suit he filed  Dec. 30 in U.S. District Court to strip prayer and any mention of God from the inaugural ceremony of President-elect Barack Obama. Of those that are reporting on the suit, however, the Washington Post<i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal"> </i>and MSNBC gave Newdow and his fellow litigants a largely unchallenged platform to argue their case.</p> <br /> <p></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/balance-awol-wapo-msnbc-coverage-atheists-inauguration-suit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Faith AmericanHumanistAssociation atheism BarackObama FamilyResearchCouncil FoxNews FRC FreedomFromReligionFoundation god MichaelNewdow MSNBC Religion WashingtonPost Wed, 31 Dec 2008 05:00:00 +0000 admin 27942 at http://www.mrc.org Is Under God Outdated? http://www.mrc.org/articles/under-god-outdated <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/erin-brown">Erin Brown</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >The first week of December has witnessed a sudden spate of attacks on religion and public recognition of God, highlighted by a prominent religion writer.</p> <br /> <p >The establishment media have paid little attention to these incidents, which are being reported principally in specialty publications or conservative Web sites.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/under-god-outdated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Education AmericanAtheistsInc Christmas DavidWaters FreedomFromReligionFoundation god Newsweek OnFaithblog Religion WashingtonPost Wed, 03 Dec 2008 05:00:00 +0000 admin 27972 at http://www.mrc.org