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Ellen Davis unearths an agrarian view of the Bible

DURHAM, N.C. — With her gray hair tied neatly in a bun and her wire-rimmed glasses perched thoughtfully on her … Continued

Syrian Christians may get pulled into civil war

ISTANBUL — A huge statue of the Virgin Mary towers over churches, monasteries and mosques in the Syrian city of … Continued

Hope at Lambeth Palace

REUTERS Rowan Williams, the archbishop of Canterbury, addresses the theology think tank Theos in London on Oct. 1, 2012. The … Continued

Peace Talks: Does religion help or hurt?

Mideast peace talks resume this week, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveling to Egypt and Israel for negotiations between … Continued

Once a victim, St. Thomas’ Parish rebuilds

By Richard Morgan Many churches sit next to graveyards; in that way, St. Thomas’ Episcopal Parish in Dupont Circle isn’t … Continued

Mosques in America: Rabbi Hillel, George Washington, & my grandma

When I look for teachings to guide Jewish thought and action toward the plans for a cultural center in Lower … Continued

God’s plan, America’s promise

Today’s guest blogger is Melissa Rogers, who directs the Center for Religion and Public Affairs at the Wake Forest University … Continued

A mosque at the heart of America

The New York City community board endorsed the Cordoba House, a community center and mosque planned for construction near Ground … Continued

Wise guys and wise people

Who are the wise people and will they please speak up? Why won’t the wise guys give it a rest? … Continued

Afghans Want What You Want

Q: Eight years after the U.S. attacked Afghanistan, fighting continues. Religious extremists in the Taliban and al-Qaeda retain significant power … Continued

Passover’s R-Rated Condiment

A question: “Why is there charoset on the Seder plate?” That’s the most secret Question at the Seder – nobody … Continued

America’s Next Ethnic Barrier

Editor’s Note: The author will be one of three Jesuit panelists discussing “Muslims and Christians: Where Do We Stand?” at … Continued

God’s Will and the Weather

Not too long ago, a spokesperson for the Evangelical Focus on the Family made an online appeal asking Christians to … Continued

God’s Non-Violent Revolutionary

Was Jesus a social revolutionary? In the ordinary sense in which we use the phrase “social revolutionary,” yes. Like the … Continued

Designing An Interfaith Marriage Ceremony

I designed this ceremony with and for friends. Who would not do everything one could for friends who are in … Continued