Cultural Diversity

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Ask Laura: Cross-cultural dress and prayers for atheists

This week, Laura talks cultural appreciation and how atheists can respond to someone praying for them.

Lessons from the Bible: Dealing with health crises old and new

Around 2,600 years ago the biblical prophet, Jeremiah, lamented over the problems facing the children of Israel, not the least … Continued

More than a ‘Mormon moment’

History has not recorded the name of the journalist who created the phrase, “the Mormon moment.” The originator may have … 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

A metaphorical journey… of transformation

In the memoir Eat, Pray, Love, writer Elizabeth Gilbert gives up her entire way of life to spend a year … Continued

Disappointment and hope after Cairo

By Sheikh Ali Gomaa Last month marked the first anniversary of President Barack Obama’s speech to the Muslim world in … Continued

Hindu American community building

Our multiple identities are reflected through the lenses by which we are seen and how we see the world. May … Continued

Dr. Woodyard’s half century of inspiration

By Andrew H. PincusDenison University Fifty years is a remarkable commitment in any profession. Dr. David O. Woodyard has been … Continued

How a culture dies

Unorthodoxy By Patrick J. Deneen Not long ago I had the privilege to visit the Museo Chileno de Arte Precolumbino … Continued

In the Beginning was The Word, not MS Word

Are social media tools a blessing or a curse for people of faith? Should we use digital technology to commune … Continued

The Bishops’ Dispirited Agenda

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. Meeting in San Antonio June 17-19, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops … Continued

Sometimes Government Must Act

What should be done when parents rely on religion instead of medicine to heal sick children? Christians know we are … Continued

Faith and Public Diplomacy at Work

Last Saturday, about 100 Delawareans shared a unique spiritual and cultural experience. They participated in a dialogue on the role … Continued

The 800 Pound Gorilla in the Sanctuary

On balance, the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the United States achieved its basic goals of stating remorse for … Continued

When Muslims Ruled Spain

As a documentary film producer who happens to be Muslim, I wanted to do a film to address the impression … Continued

Gods and Goddesses Bless America, Too

The quest for religious freedom has always been a part of American culture. Catholics and Protestants alike fled persecution to … Continued