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Mitt Romney takes on Mormon ‘cult’ comments and the religious test for office

Ethan Miller GETTY IMAGES Romney called on Americans to understand the constitutional principle rejecting a religious test for office at … Continued

Dr. Cornel West honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by going to jail

“We will not allow this day of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial to go without somebody going to jail.” … Continued

Nobel Peace Prize 2011: Peace is women’s work

Nobel Peace Prize 2011 L – Tawakkul Karman – Getty Images C – Leymah Gbowee – Reuters R – Ellen … Continued

Gandhi goes to Wall Street

Spencer Platt GETTY IMAGES Demonstrators opposed to corporate profits on Wall Street march in the Financial District on September 26, … Continued

Faith and social justice

“The black church, as we know it, is dead.” This was the claim made by my friend and Princeton professor, … Continued

Remembering other 9/11s: Landmarks of History

What is secular and what is religious? As a Hindu I can be spiritual but not religious and vice versa. … Continued

Protecting ‘American Atheists’ 2.0

Dear patriotic protectors of American Atheists, Less than two weeks ago, I asked you to assist me in finalizing “The … Continued

Martin Luther King Jr., the preacher

The Associated Press AP The late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., speaks in Eutaw, Ala., in this June 1965 photo. … Continued

The sermon that shaped Martin Luther King Jr.

In his favorite sermon, “The Three Dimensions of a Complete Life,” Martin Luther King Jr.’s emphasis was on the most … Continued

MLK’s impact on conservative Christians

AP Martin Luther King speaks in Atlanta in 1960. (AP Photo) With the unveiling of the new Martin Luther King, … Continued

MLK memorial ‘holy ground’ for many

Nikki Kahn THE WASHINGTON POST The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is shown in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, July 16, … Continued

A.M. Buzz: Back-to-school looms, keep the local faith

Good morning. After a stormy night, welcome to mid-August. While some of you are reading this on your tablets from … Continued

The complete idiot’s guide to: protecting ‘American Atheists’

Mario Tama GETTY IMAGES NEW YORK, NY – JULY 23: (This Image was made with a panoramic film camera and … Continued

The Consequences Of Shattering A Faith Glass Ceiling

The economic situation in the country is affecting us all; and those affected the most are hit hardest. “Around 14 … Continued

America should be ready to partner in Middle East

Charles Dharapak AP President Barack Obama delivers a policy address on events in the Middle East at the State Department … Continued

Serving God and Senate

By David Waters E.W. Jackson, a Virginian who identifies himself as the bishop of a nondemoninational church called Exodus Faith … Continued

Singling out one faith affects them all

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, will begin holding hearings Thursday on “the extent of … Continued

We need a new Social Gospel: the moral imperative of collective bargaining

Where is Walter Rauschenbusch, the great theological voice of the Social Gospel, today? Well, he’s been in Madison, WI and … Continued

Freedom is universal

In light of the continuing political uprising throughout the Middle East, American leaders are reported to be recalculating their approach … Continued

The arc of the moral universe catches up with Mubarak

On March 25, 1965, having completed the third march to Montgomery, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke from the steps … Continued