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Coming Out As Transgender and Christian

Last week an Azusa professor revealed that he is a transgender person who is going through a divorce from as he seeks a legal name change and gender transition.

Sikhs find faith in Oak Creek, one year later

On Aug.7, 2012 in Oak Creek, Wis., a candlelight vigil was held for the victims of a mass shooting at … Continued

‘How can a Muslim write about Jesus?’ The controversy over Reza Aslan’s ‘Zealot’

“You’re a Muslim, so why did you write a book about the founder of Christianity?” is the beginning question in … Continued

Why many Methodists still oppose same-sex marriage

Signs display messages about gay marriage in front of the Devon Park United Methodist Church polling site on Tuesday, May … Continued

‘Jesus wife’ Coptic papyrus is a fake, declares Vatican newspaper

AP In this Sept. 5, 2012 photo released by Harvard University, divinity professor Karen L. King holds a fourth century … Continued

Reference to Jesus’ wife

Buzz still abounds about a Harvard scholar’s discovery of a fourth-century Coptic papyrus that provides clues as to what early … Continued

Senate hearing holds key to understanding homegrown hate

GETTY IMAGES OAK CREEK, WI – AUGUST 10: Family and friends and community members gather at Oak Creek High School … Continued

Did Jesus have a wife?

KAREN L. KING A newly discovered fragment of Coptic writing suggests some early Christians believed Jesus was married, a Harvard … Continued

U.S. Military, Open Your Doors to Sikhs

AP A sparrow braves an Indian Air Force honor guard standing at attention for a review by visiting Myanmar Army … Continued

A new generation of Sikh Americans step up

GETTY IMAGES WHEATON, IL – AUGUST 06: Guests attend an interdenominational candlelight vigil at the Illinois Sikh Community Center August, … Continued

Episcopal Church promotes the “T” in LGBT equation

Commentators at the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times may decry the Episcopal Church as a place offering … Continued

Deep Water calamity exposes our faith in the sea

By Kimberley C. Patton “The sea can wash away all evils.” The ancient Greek playwright Euripides gave these words to … Continued

About Pamela Taylor

Pamela Taylor, an On Faith panelist, has been an active member of the American Muslim community for 25 years. She … Continued

About The Faith Divide

In his “Faith Divide” blog, Eboo Patel considers the religious events and issues that bring us together or drive us … Continued

Religulous, or Just Ridiculous?

Today’s guest blogger is Mary Ellen Giess, a program associate in the Outreach Education and Training program of the Interfaith … Continued

Piecemeal Pragmatic Pluralism

Today’s guest blogger is Timothy P. Manatt. Timothy is a recent graduate of Harvard Divinity School, where he studied comparative … Continued

The Emergent Islam I Want

I hate to admit it, but I don’t like going to mosques. Whether it’s the crudely written signs informing me … Continued

A Follower of Jesus by Any Other Name

Well, that’s fascinating. Of course, the word ‘Evangelical’ has a long history — people have written whole books about it … Continued

Are Mormons Christians?

In the 177 years since its founding, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has grown to become the … Continued

Public Sins and Private Sins

The Qur’an is quite clear that engaging in consensual sexual relations outside of marriage is a grave sin. That, however, … Continued