articles by Mark Tooley

32.5 — September/October 2019

Methodist Break-Up?

Will Growing Global Pushback on Sexuality Make Progressives Give Up & Leave?


22.1 — January/February 2009

The Upper Reaches

The Remarkable 50-Year White House Ministry of Billy Graham


21.10 — December 2008

Hell’s Back

on a Surprising Mainline Descent into Gehenna


21.9 — November 2008

African Power

How 192 Delegates Saved Methodists from Madness & Other Stories from the General Conference


20.8 — October 2007

Post Conversion

Sally Quinn Gets Religion, Sort Of


19.8 — October 2006

Blue Songs & Red Cowboys

What Presbyterians, Baptists & Episcopalians Did over Summer Vacation


19.7 — September 2006

Eminent Betrayal

Our Endangered Values:
America’s Moral Crisis
by Jimmy Carter


19.3 — April 2006

Membership Ruse

Will Methodist Courts Embrace “Gay” Methodists?


18.7 — September 2005

The Empire Strikes Out

Theologians Pit Christ Against Imperial America


18.6 — July/August 2005

The Thick & Thin Man

Walter Brueggemann’s Penumbral Notions & Theatrical Sense


18.1 — January/February 2005

Bob’s Hope

Post-Election, NCC Leader Reaches Out to the Left Behind


17.7 — September 2004

Light from the Dark Continent

Africans’ Orthodoxy Steadies United Methodist Church


17.3 — April 2004

World-Class Bully

The World Council of Churches Takes On a Superpower


16.9 — November 2003

Episcopal Road to Nowhere

ECUSA’s “Gay” Bishop Is Not Christianity’s Future


16.3 — April 2003

An Honored Prophet

Stanley Hauerwas: ?America?s Best Theologian?


16.3 — April 2003

Religious Leftovers

How the National Council of Churches Lives Off the Agenda of the Democratic Party


16.2 — March 2003

Vietnam Protest

Is There Really Religious Liberty in Communist Vietnam?


15.7 — September 2002

Flagging Patriotism

on Christians & Love of Country


15.6 — July/August 2002

Indigenous Chic

Christianity & the Cult of Indigenous People


15.3 — April 2002

Sojourn to the Center

Has Religious-Left Activist Jim Wallis Gone Moderate?


15.3 — April 2002

Shepherd Under Fire

An Interview with Bishop Bullen Dolli of Sudan


15.1 — January/February 2002

Race Card Players

US Mainline Churches Flock to Conference on Racism


15.1 — January/February 2002

Confused by Terror

on Liberal Theology & September 11


14.10 — December 2001

Mad About Religion

Norman Lear Launches New Religious Partnership


14.6 — July/August 2001

We Don’t Get No Respect

Think Tank Considers Why the Mainline Is Ignored


14.3 — April 2001

Contra Mundum Redux

on St. Athanasius


14.2 — March 2001

Morally Bankrupt

Sex & Money at the National Council of Churches


14.1 — January/February 2001

The Fear of Renewal

Seminary Event Blasts Mainline Reform Groups


13.10 — December 2000

Apostasy at 2000

Episcopal Institute Promotes Pantheism, Syncretism


13.7 — September 2000

Maze Craze

Labyrinths Latest Fad for Spiritual Seekers


13.4 — May 2000

The Flimflam Apostles

The Jesus Seminar Goes on a Mission


13.3 — April 2000

St. Barabbas?

The New Martyrs of the Religious Left


13.2 — March 2000

Dead on Impact

The Demise of an Interfaith Lobby


13.1 — January/February 2000

In Defense of Our Traditions

on Denominationalism


12.5 — September/October 1999

Mainstreaming Homosexuality


12.5 — September/October 1999

Hateful Pastor Distorts Christianity


12.4 — July/August 1999

Still Nothing to Celebrate

Ecumenical Student Conference Includes “Pro-Gay” Themes


12.3 — May/June 1999

Presidential Pardon?

From the Eye of the Storm
by J. Philip Wogaman
Judgement Day at the White House
edited by Gabriel Fackre


12.2 — March/April 1999

Desperately Seeking the Mainline?

Roman Catholic Bishops & the National Council of Churches


11.6 — November/December 1998

The Demise of the World’s Greatest Mission Agency

on Mainline Decay


11.5 — September/October 1998

Church News from Washington


11.2 — March/April 1998

Clueless: The Courtships of the NCC

Church News from Washington


10.3 — Summer 1997

Church News from Washington


8.3 — Summer 1995

Nothing to Celebrate

A Report from an Ecumenical Student Conference



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Forms of Christian Family Witness & Renewal by Allan C. Carlson

29.2—March/April 2016

Family Phases

The History of Family Strength in America May Reveal Good News by Allan C. Carlson

24.6—Nov/Dec 2011

Liberty, Conscience & Autonomy

How the Culture War of the Roaring Twenties Set the Stage for Today’s Catholic & Evangelical Alliance by Barry Hankins

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