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Faith and HIV/AIDS: Engaging a renewed solidarity to save millions of lives

DAVID GRAY REUTERS A nurse gives an infected patient medicine as she lies in her bed at the HIV/AIDS ward … Continued

Faith and the business of AIDS

Nikki Kahn THE WASHINGTON POST WASHINGTON, DC, JULY 24: Aaron M. Laxton, joined a few thousand activists and protesters in … Continued

Conservative Christians working on HIV/AIDS see burden of sexual liberalism

Jabin Botsford FOR THE WASHINGTON POST WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 25: Project Coordinator John Eliot Murray, from Montreal Canada, hangs … 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

Obama’s American gospel

“Gabby opened her eyes for the first time. She knows we are here. She knows we love her. And she … Continued

American exceptionalism rooted in bad theology

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

Voting an American right, a Christian responsibility

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Bush’s memoir says he ‘returned to his faith, time and time again’ while in office

By Elizabeth Tenety George W. Bush’s account of his life in office is scheduled for release on Nov. 9, but … Continued

Would you like some values with that tea?

Delaware GOP Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell this weekend attended the annual conservative Values Voters summit in Washington, DC. There, she … Continued

Brit Hume and the right to stupid speech

Q: Is there widespread media bias against Christianity? Against evangelicals such as Brit Hume and Sarah Palin? Against public figures … Continued

Unveiling anonymous comments

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler Columnists and bloggers toil to put words and thoughts in good order. We … Continued

The Devil and Mike Huckabee

Mike Huckabee has dragged the devil into the presidential campaign. Huckabee apologized personally to Mitt Romney for saying, “Don’t Mormons … Continued

A Faith of Hope

On Sunday, in Christian churches around the country, many of us lit the first candle in the advent wreath, that … Continued

Embracing Evangelicals

Many of my secular liberal friends think Evangelicals are a little like snakes: Not all of them are poisonous, but … Continued

The Danger of Strict Secularism

The central problem with a rigid secularism is simple: it would remove one of the main sources of social reform … Continued