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Navy Yard shooting: Haven’t we been here before? Let’s not end up here again.

Sept. 16, 2013Police personnel near the Navy Yard.Matt McClain / The Washington Post Doesn’t it feel like we’ve been here … Continued

Lifetree Cafes offer space for tough topics

WATERBURY, Conn. — On a recent Monday evening, a room inside Christ Community Church was transformed into a coffeehouse with … Continued

Victims raise profile of ‘spiritual abuse’

SPOKANE, Wash. — Karen Wanjico had no choice. Turn away from her mother like the rest of her congregation, or … Continued

On the inside looking out

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — We did a focus group here as part of strategic planning at Trinity Episcopal Church. Question: if … Continued

The Muslim world needs a ‘women’s uprising’

While the rest of the world enters a new year, the Arab world is stuck in some archaic ways of … Continued

What was Romney like as a Mormon bishop?

Lani Gerson left the Mormon Church long before Mitt Romney came to excommunicate her. Gerson, 65, grew up in Arizona … Continued

Reinventing Mr. Sheen

By Jason Frenn When I saw Charlie Sheen in Wall Street in 1987, I thought to myself, “This actor has … Continued

True Love

“You are the children of God, your God; you shall not cut yourselves nor make a bald patch between your … Continued

Ban the burqa? Is the yarmulka next ?

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

Don’t discharge God from the military

Q: What is the proper role of religion — and personal religious belief — in the U.S. armed forces? Should … Continued

Fort Hood: Trauma is contagious

The stress of war damages beyond belief–years and years after serving in the military, troops can still be suffering from … Continued

Satan’s Last Gasp

Satan is losing the battle for people’s minds. This is a clear trend, and it’s been mounting for a long … Continued

Religion Often Too Exclusive

Just a few days ago, I had temper tantrum which I shared in an email. “I have officially decided,” I … Continued

Domestic Abuse is Never God’s Will

By Samina AhmadPhysician I once worked in a women’s medical ward in Lahore, Pakistan. I often treated women who had … Continued

Beheading a Wake-Up Call for Muslim Americans

By Wajahat AliAttorney at Law The brutal murder of our sister, Aasiya Zubair Hassan, finally forced a community of believers … Continued

Holding Our Brothers, Fathers, Sons Accountable

Today’s guest blogger is Abbas Jaffer. Abbas is currently a Muslim Fellow at the Buxton Initiative, a Washington, DC based … Continued

Aasiya Zubair Hassan, Domestic Violence and Islam

The brutal and gruesome murder of Aasiya Zubair Hassan has prompted a great deal of soul searching in the Muslim … Continued

Religion, Violence and My Murdered Friend

Aasiya Zubair, who was murdered at the Buffalo offices of Bridges TV, was my friend and colleague. In fact, the … Continued

Thumbs Down on Domestic Violence

I had blundered, bigtime. Speaking at an interfaith assembly, I had made the case that women’s welfare would improve much … Continued