Are social media tools a blessing or a curse for people of faith? Should we use digital technology to commune with the divine? Does God tweet?
Churches must realize that their support of human rights must also extend to homosexuals
What is marriage? Is it a sacred rite or a civil right? What role, if any, should religious institutions, traditions or beliefs have in the legal act of marriage?
Is it any surprise that holy books, written some 2000 years ago, contain many vile portions that reflect the misogynistic and patriarchal culture of the time?
Using secular logic, not religious texts, to reach sound conclusions about women’s rights and other humanitarian issues.
No religion, gender or ethnicity disqualifies a person from becoming a Supreme Court justice, but how should a particular judge’s life experiences — including faith, gender or ethnicity — inform his or her judicial rulings?
Mayor Bloomberg fights against the observance of religious holidays in public schools
Can morality exist without religious backing within the political sphere?
Is the burqa welcome in America?
A reaction to the senate’s apology for 2 1/2 centuries of slavery
Election-related turmoil in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Thoughts and expectations concerning Obama’s “major speech to the Muslim world”
What should be done when parents rely on religion instead of medicine to heal sick children?
How will the Notre Dame controversy change the abortion debate in America?
Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual orientation make sense these days?
Imagine this hypothetical companion headline: “President Obama will also sign a proclamation Friday recognizing National Day of Non-Prayer.”