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The ‘missile gap’ is a gender gap: Few American women support Syrian airstrikes

Women chant anti-government slogans during a demonstration in Idlib in northern Syria in 2012. (Rodrigo Abd — AP) Are women … Continued

Nobel Peace Prize 2011: Peace is women’s work

Nobel Peace Prize 2011 L – Tawakkul Karman – Getty Images C – Leymah Gbowee – Reuters R – Ellen … Continued

Pluralism isn’t a modern invention

By Mark Vernonauthor, researcher We live in a plural world. It’s a place in which every day you rub up … Continued

God and foreign policy: From the frontlines to Embassy Row

Q: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is recommending that the U.S. government develop a strategy to make religion ‘integral’ … Continued

The secularist case against “Atheism 3.0”

By Austin Daceyauthor A new, milder “Atheism 3.0” is on the market, teaching a more forgiving attitude towards faith. Bruce … Continued

Religion and the Secular Conscience

We often hear that some new scientific discovery has confirmed ancient religious teaching. It now appears that this hearkening back … Continued

With or Without Pope Benedict, Muslim-Catholic Dialogue Continues

The Question: Pope Benedict’s recent baptism of a well-known Italian Muslim has prompted criticism in much of the Islamic world. … Continued

A Degree of Separation

The Question: E-mail: Blessing or Curse? I had a friend, now deceased, who refused to engage in telephone conversation. He … Continued

Religious Mobiliity and the Reverse Madrassa

That “more than 4 in 10 Americans have switched their religious affiliation since childhood or dropped out of any formal … Continued

Obama’s Three Levels of Oratory

We human beings are moved more by passion than by reason. Reason can only enlighten, it cannot touch our springs … Continued

Founding Religion, Not Established Church

On the 16th of this month (Dec’07), “The U.S. House of Representatives approved HR 847 recognizing the importance of Christianity … Continued