Moral High Ground

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Atheists at the Pulpit

Congregations of atheists may be the new, beneficial alternative to organized religion.

COMMENTARY: The reckless right-wing war on America

It is tragic to watch contemptuous right-wingers declaring war on America. With little heed for consequences on either actual people … Continued

The $588 million I (thankfully) didn’t win

I played the New York lottery for the first time last week. My $2 ticket didn’t win the $588 million … Continued

Can the Muslim Brotherhood survive?

The Muslim Brotherhood (MB), until after the Egyptian revolution began in 2011, was a civil society movement. Then, the leadership … Continued

Is the GOP ready to see women as equal under God?

“Game Change,” HBO’s move adaptation of the Mark Halperin and John Heilemann book about the 2008 presidential election, has drawn … Continued

Upon this stubborn rock

Disruptive innovations cascade into our lives. No one gets a free pass. Apple recently unveiled e-publishing technology that promises to … Continued

Religious ideals, imperfect candidates

Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP In this file photo taken Oct. 31, 2011, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain answers questions at … Continued

Is Charlie Sheen an anti-Semite?

Questions abound over possible reasons for Sheen’s dismissal from “Two and a Half Men.”

After Tucson shooting, soul searching

Congressional staffers observe a moment of silence in honor of the Tucson shooting victims. Six people died and 14 were … Continued

Communities of faith and our ecological crisis

Today’s guest blogger is Ibrahim Abdul-Matin is author of Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet and a … Continued

Muslims caught in the middle of debate about them

By Aziz H. Poonawalla I’m a regular listener of NPR. You might call me an NPR junkie, in fact. One … Continued

Obama provides roadmap to resolve our tortured past

By Rev. Richard L. Killmer It’s difficult to admit wrongdoing, particularly when you did it knowingly and intentionally. But the … Continued

On mosque, U.S. should stand on moral high ground

By: Mike Ghouse Who are the folks opposing or supporting the Mosque near Ground Zero? The revelations are as clear … Continued

Israelis and Palestinians both created by God

Q: In a statement Monday, Vice President Biden said the U.S. is consulting with other nations “on new ways to … Continued

Obama, Christ and Muhammad

Q: In the Weekly Standard, University of Virginia professor James. W. Ceaser argues that President Obama’s approval ratings are suffering, … Continued

Rabbi’s letter to Israel’s ambassador

By Shmuel HerzfeldRabbi, Ohev Sholom–The National Synagogue Below is a letter I sent on Friday, November 20 to Israel’s Ambassador … Continued

Jon Gosselin, God and me

By Benyamin Cohen Public opinion of Jon Gosselin likely lies somewhere between Osama Bin Laden and Glenn Beck. And that’s … Continued

What Catholics want in health care reform

By Jon O’Brien and Sara MorelloCatholics for Choice The United States is embroiled in a debate over health care. Ideological … Continued

Evangelical Voices Against Nukes

By Tyler Wigg-Stevensonfounding director, Two Futures Project Even a casual student of American politics must wonder what evangelicals are doing … Continued

Obama Is The Moral High Ground

The struggle for decent, affordable health care for all Americans is a test of the national character. That was the … Continued