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Mark Sanford receives God’s grace and the public’s, too

Mark Sanford’s primary run-off victory brings him yet another step closer to professional redemption. His is now only one general … Continued

Elderly married couple writes pope’s Good Friday talk

VATICAN CITY — An elderly married couple asked by Pope Benedict XVI to write the texts for the traditional Stations … Continued

Marriage disappearing in front of our eyes

A new survey out this week from the National Marriage Project shows that marriage is an institution in decline in … Continued

A new sexual ethic

By Rev. Debra W. Haffnerexecutive director, Religious Institute On Faith recently posed a provocative question to its panelists: “Can religion … Continued

Lust Messes Up, Love Straightens Out: Ask Mark Sanford

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

Real Humility, Beyond the Sound Bites

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

A Governor, a King, and the Tragedy of Adultery

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

A Convenient Love

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

The Wages of Pandering

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

King David’s Playbook for Political Sex Scandals

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

Did the Faithful Repent? Check their Lives

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

Grace in the Gospel

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

It’s a Southern Thing

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

Hang from a Tall Tree: Shades of Clinton and Lewinsky

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

Our Political Illusions and Delusions

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

The Desire for God and One Another

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

Confession: A Lifeline or Just a Line?

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

God Talk Works For Most Americans

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

The Pandering Penitents

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

My Sin When I Ran for Governor of South Carolina

Can morality exist without religious backing within the political sphere?