evangelicals

Religion

When a Binding Contract With God Means Staying Silent on Sexual Abuse

Evangelical megachurches are leaning on a favorite tool of corporations to protect themselves from liability in the MeToo era.
Alex Norcia
6.13.19
Rise Up

Trump's 'War on Christmas' is Nothing More than a Political Tactic

As the president touts support for religion, his administration seems hellbent on pushing policies largely seen as decidedly un-Christian.
Emily Weitz
12.22.17
Roy Moore

Dating Teenage Girls Isn't Politically Toxic in the Bible Belt

Having grown up in heavily evangelical Arkansas, I'm not exactly shocked Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore is refusing to drop out of the race.
Monica Potts
11.13.17
Religion

Evangelical Hell Houses Are Waking Nightmares

For an ex-vangelical, returning to the fire-and-brimstone attractions can open up old wounds and offer insight into the frightening political vision of the Christian movement.
Josiah Hesse
10.31.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hobby Lobby Fined $3 Million for Buying Smuggled Ancient Artifacts

The crafts company has been asked to forfeit thousands of "historically significant manuscripts, antiquities, and other cultural materials" smuggled from Iraq.
Mack Lamoureux
7.6.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Support for Gay Marriage Is at an All-Time High, Even Among Conservatives

A new poll shows a growing number of Americans are rallying behind the ruling—including groups who have historically been against it.
Drew Schwartz
6.26.17
jesus

Needing Proof to Believe in Jesus Means You Have No Faith

The new film 'The Case for Christ​' presents a half-baked 'investigation' of Jesus's resurrection myth.
Josiah Hesse
4.16.17
News

Are Evangelicals Ditching the Death Penalty?

A community once known as a bedrock of support for capital punishment is changing its tune.
Maurice Chammah
8.15.16
Essays

Going on a Christian Mission Was the Most Shameful Thing I've Ever Done

My deepest shame doesn't come from giving a $20 blowjob when I was broke. I regret more than anything else an action that most Christians would deem the ultimate expression of Godliness: I proselytized religion in a poor, developing country.
Tracy Chabala
7.26.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Scenes from Ted Cruz's Waning Political Revival

The Texas senator's fans aren't discouraged by his third-place finish in South Carolina on Saturday. And as Cruz is ready to remind them, he's the only candidate who's beaten Trump so far.
John Saward
2.22.16
Essays

Burning the Empress Card: When My Parents Tried to Exorcise My Gay Demons

The oil-soaked Evangelical ritual that proved to be my baptism.
Jean Ramsay
2.14.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

How Ted Cruz Became the Fiery New Prince of the Religious Right

After years of backing affably naive Bible-thumpers, Christian conservatives have finally found a presidential candidate that can win.
Grace Wyler
2.7.16
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