Mark A. Kellner
Recent Articles by Mark A. Kellner
Published: Monday, August 18, 2014 11:24 am MDT
Differing versions of legislation to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom threaten the independent panel's autonomy and mission, critics charge.
Published: Friday, August 15, 2014 2:57 pm MDT
While much of Asia is unfriendly territory for Christian missionaries, this week's visit by Pope Francis to South Korea spotlights one of the region's most Christian nations.
Published: Friday, August 8, 2014 4:22 pm MDT
Science and theology are coming together to explore how people react to religious symbols, prompting new theories about why people choose faith — or don't.
Published: Friday, August 8, 2014 10:14 am MDT
A recent Gallup survey shows Americans who define themselves as "religious," as well as most Jews and Mormons, are among the top supporters of Israel. There are growing exceptions, however, as a bloc of evangel...
Published: Friday, August 1, 2014 9:59 am MDT
A recent IRS settlement with the Freedom from Religion Foundation, an atheist lobbying group, has the tax agency pledging to investigate religious groups and pastors who preach politics from the pulpit.
Published: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:56 am MDT
President Obama Monday said he intends to nominate Rabbi David Saperstein, a veteran religious liberty advocate, as the first non-Christian to serve as U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freed...
Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 3:56 pm MDT
Leading a million North American Seventh-day Adventists, Dan Jackson must steer through postmodernist shoals to revitalize the domestic side of a church that has 17 million believers outside its native land.
Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:27 pm MDT
In a federal court filing, the Obama administration said it is working on a way for religious nonprofits to opt out of providing objectionable contraceptives while preserving their conscience, perhaps further l...
Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 9:55 am MDT
A global social media campaign is using the Arabic letter Nun to show support for Christians being driven out of the Iraqi city of Mosul. The "N" is the first letter of "Nasrani," or Nazarene, a common Arabic t...
Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:39 pm MDT
President Obama's July 21 executive order adding sexual orientation and gender identity to a list of conditions on which federal contractors may not discriminate when hiring may not impact faith-based social se...