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How I Found God in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley may be known for technology and innovation, but this Baby Boomer found Jesus there.

Opposing abortion after 20 weeks isn’t extreme. It’s logical.

Texas state senator Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) speaks on June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Some believe that, except for … Continued

Meditation guru Tara Brach is calm eye of Washington’s storm

A tornado warning was in effect over Washington and the rain was coming down in sheets, but the little residential … Continued

The cheated generation: lack of good jobs for young adults is creating a moral crisis

New employment figures reveal young adults in the U.S. have nearly double (13.7 percent) the unemployment rate of the general … Continued

God is alive and well in America, says Gallup chief

Despite a deep drop in the number of Americans who identify with a particular faith, the country could be on … Continued

A vibrant, but different, future for religion in the U.S.

Research for my new book “God Is Alive and Well: The Future of Religion in America” documents the degree to … Continued

It’s time for baby boomers to cede control

As baby boomers start clicking the senior citizen box on travel fares, I want to say a word to my … Continued

Moving forward requires letting go of the past

Comparing today with yesterday is a popular yet pointless pastime. For one thing, we rarely remember yesterday accurately. More to … Continued

Affordable Care Act ruling promises religious fights for the forseeable future

Mark Wilson GETTY IMAGES Health-care law opponents and proponents gatherin front of he U.S. Supreme Court, on June 28, 2012 … Continued

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the morality of money

Lynne Sladky AP In this Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, photo, shoppers stop to look at a display while shopping at … Continued

Millennials, Boomers and the search for meaning

Decades back, when many of us Boomers went off to college, the purpose for that four year experience seemed twofold. … Continued

Finding serenity as a caretaker

By Eileen Flanagan When pneumonia left my petite eighty-two-year-old mother too weak to turn the steering wheel, I wondered whether … Continued

Human right to comfort the dying — and decide who comforts us

On rare occasions, a news development forcefully reminds us of what it means to be deprived of a basic human … Continued

Do religion’s dropouts become warriors for reason?

For those who long to loosen the grip of the most anti-rational forms of faith on the American public, there … Continued

Young Americans less religious by some key measures

By Michelle Boorstein More evidence that young Americans are reshaping the concept of affiliation and belonging: A survey released today … Continued

Jung’s soul and the holidays

By Pythia Peaywriter ‘Tis the holiday season, when images both sacred and secular abound. There is the Nativity scene, depicting … Continued

Mindful living, mindful dying

Does end-of-life care prolong life or does it prolong suffering? Should it be a part of health-care reform? 1…. .End-of-life … Continued

God Wants More for Us

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. Last Sunday, the Scripture readings in Catholic churches had in common that … Continued

The End of WMDs

This month I was privileged to join a distinguished group of 100 international political, military, business and civic leaders in … Continued

Time for Political Revival

Last week, I joined my daughter Caroline’s 5th-grade class on a visit to Colonial Williamsburg. In Bruton Parish Church, I … Continued