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Pregnancy from rape is not ‘God’s will

AP Republican Richard Mourdock, candidate for Indiana’s U.S. Senate seat, participates in a debate with Democrat Joe Donnelly and Libertarian … Continued

5 questions with Dr. Cornel West on Occupy Wall Street

The following is excerpted from a recent interview between On Faith’s Sally Quinn and Dr. Cornel West. A full transcript … Continued

The high priest of evolution

Richard Dawkins is a high priest worshipping at the feet of Charles Darwin. Dawkins, who seems in his recent post … Continued

100 years of International Women’s Day doesn’t mean women have achieved equality

On March 19, 1911, the first international celebration dedicated to women’s work and roles took place. Thus 2011 marks the … Continued

“Blessed are the peacemakers,” and that includes you, Mr. President

President Obama’s 10-day Asia trip includes visits to India and Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country. The president chose not … Continued

Secular fundamentalism

Q: What is the obligation of a Western, democratic government to protect individual freedoms in light of a realistic terrorist … Continued

Christian love and sex

By Diarmaid MacCullochscholar, author What constitutes Christian love amid the sweaty delights of sex? Organized religion always takes an interest … Continued

Exploring the future of Islam

My new book, “The Future of Islam,” seeks to understand the struggle for reform in Islam, sometimes described as a … Continued

Debating suffering is easy; Alleviating suffering is harder

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

Religious abuses of just wars and holy wars

Q: Is there such a thing as a ‘just war’? In his Nobel speech, was President Obama right to speak … Continued

Repairing Religious Wounds

By Wendy Sternberg, MDFounder, Executive Director, Genesis at the Crossroads “We will not be able to mention any religion (Jewish, … Continued

Freedom of Religion = Freedom to Choose

First, the question is problematic for anyone who does not believe that God is a male nor that “he” has … Continued

Your Church Can Help You Get Well (or Make You Sick!)

It is the quality of our communities, especially our faith communities, that contributes to how healthy or unhealthy we are. … Continued

Envy: Personal and Political Poison

I’ve always been interested in the seven deadly sins–in purely intellectual fashion, of course–because so many of them are not … Continued

“All Things” in One

Rejoicing over the birth of a child or facing my own death, I’d choose one kind of text. If I … Continued

American Christians Must Recover Faith’s Early Emphasis on Non-violence

As a Christian who seeks to take Jesus seriously, I have an ultimate commitment to non-violence and a reluctant acceptance … Continued