Sally Quinn

Sally Quinn is the founding editor of OnFaith.

Stories by Sally Quinn

God the punisher of children?

God the Punisher is at it again. First he punished America (children and all) on 9/11 because of its tolerance … Continued

Tiger’s search for self and soul

Whenever I do a video interview for On Faith I always asks my guests what gives their lives meaning. Often … Continued

Obama’s solemn call for unity

Those I spoke to at Thursday morning’s National Prayer Breakfast agreed that President Obama seems to have aged a lot … Continued

Discussing politics and religion at the dinner table

Several years ago we had a screening and dinner party for C.C. Goldwater, the granddaughter of Barry. She had just … Continued

Media should provide forum for all, not favor for some

Q: Is there widespread media bias against Christianity? Against evangelicals such as Brit Hume and Sarah Palin? Against public figures … Continued

A holiday for every American

It’s time that we all accepted the fact that this is not a Christian nation.As President Obama pointed out in … Continued

Let a stranger divide a couple

THE PARTY In the week since we opened the e-mail inbox for this column (see below), two women wrote that … Continued

Welcome to the sacred table

I originally thought to do a column for On Faith called “The Sacred Table” about entertaining. The table can be … Continued

Sarah Palin’s ‘rogue’ Christianity

In her new book Sarah Palin writes that one summer at Bible Camp she “put my life in my creator’s … Continued

Faith on Campus: Student video contest

Your Browser DoesNot Support IFrames. Your Browser DoesNot Support IFrames. Since we launched On Faith three years ago this month, … Continued

Blame Hasan, not Islam

Devout Muslim kills 13 Psychiatrist kills 13 Disgruntled army officer kills 13 Disappointed bachelor kills 13 Grieving son kills 13 … Continued

Teddy Kennedy’s Search for Meaning

The eulogies for Teddy Kennedy will be laudatory. He will be called one of our greatest senators, a dedicated politician … Continued

Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s Faithful Service

Thirty-five years ago, a friend of mine gave birth to a girl with Down Syndrome and immediately put her in … Continued

The Scary, Honest Truth About Race

President Obama, in his Cairo speech, spoke about religion and how one of the difficulties in resolving issues in the … Continued

Palin’s Peculiar Family Values

I did not understand one word of what Sarah Palin said in her 18-minute resignation speech the other day. I … Continued


I have two things to say about these latest political confessions of extra-martial sin — one from South Carolina Gov. … Continued

A President Who Listens, Learns and Leads

It seems so simple when President Obama says it. You listen to him and you say, “Of course!” He knows … Continued

Poetry Slam at the White House

President and Mrs. Obama hosted an evening of poetry, music and spoken word at the White House last Tuesday evening, … Continued

The Arms of a Mother

“May I change the subject,” said a prominent Washington theologian at a recent dinner. The conversation had been high-minded – … Continued

Pastor Rick’s Evolution

Barack Obama’s choice of Rick Warren to give the invocation at his inauguration has been characterized as — at best … Continued