Sally Quinn

Sally Quinn is the founding editor of OnFaith.

Stories by Sally Quinn

The unholy (s)election of Bristol Palin

I feel for Bristol Palin.  Here’s a plucky young woman who signed up for “Dancing With the Stars” knowing she … Continued

Does Christine O’Donnell have a prayer?

Christine O’Donnell, who announced that “God is the reason I am running,” said on the Christian Broadcasting Network that “prayer … Continued

What was Ginni Thomas thinking?

Clarence Thomas’s wife’s out-of-the-blue phone call asking Anita Hill to apologize revived a 19-year-old story that was pretty much dead. … Continued

“Go and sin no more”

Tony Perkins, head of the Family Research Council, believes that homosexuality is a sin. He is unrelenting in his attacks … Continued

Why I’m praying for Christopher Hitchens

By Sally Quinn I’m praying for Christopher Hitchens. He has stage four esophageal cancer. Christopher doesn’t believe in prayer. He … Continued

Obama dreams of his father? Keep dreaming

Move over, Pastor Terry Jones. Conservative stalwarts Newt Gingrich and Dinesh D’Souza have knocked you out of the headlines with … Continued

The notorious Pastor Terry Jones

So Pastor Terry Jones has decided not to do it. Unless, of course, he does it after all. The burning … Continued

Writing about Beck: God made me do it

I wasn’t planning to write about the Glenn Beck rally on the National Mall on Saturday but then I felt … Continued

Graham raises questions about conversion with assertion that Obama is a Muslim

The Rev. Franklin Graham, said last week that President Obama’s problem was that he “was born a Muslim.” According to … Continued

What’s a Muslim to do? What’s a president to do?

What’s a Muslim to do? What’s a president to do? In a recent Pew Research Center poll, 18 percent of … Continued

America’s reputation rests on mosque’s test of religious freedom

A mosque near Ground Zero? Who’s going to pay for it? Where are they getting the money? This is the … Continued

Daisy Khan: “When will Muslims be accepted?”

Daisy Khan is shocked. In a phone conversation with her minutes ago she said she couldn’t believe that what had … Continued

Explore and be changed

In the memoir Eat, Pray, Love, writer Elizabeth Gilbert gives up her entire way of life to spend a year … Continued

Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky: Our national joy

By Sally Quinn Chelsea Clinton is getting married and I want to know everything about the wedding. I’m dying to … Continued

Obama seeks God’s blessing in gulf storm

The most poignant and unexpected moment of President Obama’s address to the nation Tuesday night about the Gulf oil spill … Continued


I am sitting here looking at an invitation I just got in the mail. It is from the American News … Continued

The gift of the Gores

Rejoice. Al and Tipper have split up. I know, I know. Separation and divorce are supposed to be bad. Marriage … Continued

Faith in family

My husband Ben Bradlee and my son Quinn Bradlee have just published a book. It is called “A Life’s Work … Continued

Interview with Jim Wallis about Glenn Beck and ‘social justice’

Here’s a transcript of my April 7 video interview with Rev. Jim Wallis, founder of the Sojourners Christian community and … Continued

Time for the church to clean house

This week on MSNBC I said that I thought that the latest crisis in the Catholic Church was the Vatican’s … Continued