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God-o-Meter is struck by the number of faith-based storylines the news media appear to have gotten dead wrong this year. One was the line that Obama was poised to make big gains among white votes, especially evangelicals, who were undergoing […]

How did you vote–and why? Take Beliefnet’s 2008 Exit Poll.

God-o-Meter has won the 2008 Online Journalism Award for Commentary (not quite an Oscar, pictured) in the large web site category. Competition was stiff. The other finalists were New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Houston Chronicle editorial cartoonist Nick Anderson. […]

God-o-Meter sat down with Fresh Air’s Terry Gross for a long interview that airs today. Listen to it here.

A day after announcing his plan to beef up President Bush’s office of faith-based initiatives, Barack Obama pops up today in Colorado Springs, whose reputation as the country’s evangelical capital has earned it the nickname “Vatican West.” The Obama camp […]

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, on John McCain’s short list of potential running mates, might have upped his chances of getting the nod by doing what McCain won’t: going on the Christian Broadcasting Network and talking about his faith in Jesus. […]

Dear Readers– Due to a planned technical upgrade taking place on Wednesday June 11th, the Beliefnet Blogs will not display any new content, and commenting will be disabled. We aim to be back up and running by the end of […]