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On July 4th, cherishing precious religious freedom

Americans manifested staggering rudeness and aggression during a public gathering with the local Muslim community on June 4 in Tennessee. … Continued

Why we need feminist theology: Romney and ‘binders full of women’

AP Moderator Candy Crowley, center, applauds as President Obama, right, shakes hands with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during the … 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

Indonesia isn’t as tolerant as Obama would have us believe

By Ashley Samelson McGuire Wednesday President Obama raised eyebrows in the human rights world when he bestowed lavish praise on … Continued

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the price of antireligious iconoclasm

This week marks the 90th anniversary of the signing of the Nineteenth Amendment, which finally gave American women the right … Continued

Inheriting religious prejudice

Today’s guest blogger is Claire Curran. She is an IFYC summer intern and a sophomore religion major at Gustavus Adolphus … Continued

‘Obliterating’ Iraq’s Christians

By Nina Sheadirector, Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom What is most startling about the report of the heartless double … 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

Thin and salvation

By Michelle M. Lelwicaprofessor, Concordia College A few weeks ago, Ralph Lauren made the news with an altered ad that … Continued

Eureka! Old Men Say Man’s Holy Books Can Hurt Women

Former president Jimmy Carter and other world leaders issued this statement: “The justification of discrimination against women and girls on … Continued

The Burqa in France: Freedom For Whom?

President Obama recently criticized a French law that prohibits Muslim girls and women from wearing body- and face-covering garments in … Continued

Miss CA: Devil-Tested, Donald-Approved

Now that she has been tempted by The Devil and blessed by The Donald, Carrie Prejean (still Miss California USA) … Continued

Healing Before Empowering

Christianity is good for both men and women, even when it does not empower us. Americans often carry the illusion … Continued

Being True to God’s Call (Not Man’s)

Does religion empower women? It certainly can. Countless women throughout history have found strength and sustenance in dealing with great … Continued

Women Vital in Christianity

Contrary to popular stereotypes — and the way in which some religions, like Islam, oppress women — the Christian faith … Continued

Four Thousand Years and Counting

For a Christian, I had a partly Jewish upbringing. My father, a civil engineer, worked for a construction company that … Continued

A Month for Remembering Millstones

A group of clergy sexual abuse survivors in the Catholic Diocese of Davenport, Iowa did not ask for a financial … Continued

Our Expanding God

Sometimes, I think, the God that we want is very different from the God that is.

Religion and Women: Chains That Still Bind

As a freethinker and a feminist, I have always found it baffling that women, as a group, are more religious … Continued