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At Occupy Wall Street, God is in the air

HENNY RAY ABRAMS AP A coalition of clergy carried a “False Idol” to the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Zuccotti … Continued

Obama and the redistribution of wealth

President Barack Obama arrives to speak at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Feb. 7, … Continued

Religious arguments empower ignorance

By Candace Chellew-Hodge “God hates you!” The woman leaned into her admonition, one hand on her hip, wagging her finger … Continued

Want not, waste not

Q: The catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a widening environmental, economic and political crisis. Is it … Continued

We need a prophetic (not necessarily Protestant) justice

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Personal (Ir)responsibility

Q:Fox News commentator Glenn Beck claims that faith-based calls for “social justice” are really ideological calls for “forced redistribution of … Continued

Free Market Cannot Heal Us

By Valerie Elverton Dixonfounder In recent town hall meetings, citizens have asked their Congress members if illegal immigrants will … Continued

Faith the Only Proof of God

On day during my life as a stay-at-home mother, earning my masters of arts in homemaking and current events from … Continued

Bless America

Normally, I’m for keeping church and state out of each other’s business as much as humanly possible, mostly to protect … Continued

Only Bad Capitalists Go to Heaven

The Catholic Church teaches that only bad capitalists go to heaven. If you are a “good” capitalist who believes in … Continued

Guest Blog Post: Religion’s ‘Return’ and Globalization

This morning I was lucky enough to spend some time with Mark C. Taylor, Chair of the Department of Religion … Continued