Religious Conflicts

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Faith, not spinning heads, takes center stage in ‘Exorcist’ play

LOS ANGELES — Mention the word “exorcism” to most people, and you get descriptions of levitating bodies, spinning heads, oozing … Continued

A Christian response to violence: radical love

2011 began with some bleak news for Muslim-Christian relations around the world.Recent attacks against churches in Iraq, Nigeria and Egypt … Continued

Religion must fix what it breaks

2011 began with some bleak news for Muslim-Christian relations around the world.Recent attacks against churches in Iraq, Nigeria and Egypt … Continued

Catholics’ disregard of teaching does not make it untrue

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

Is Hollywood getting religion?

By Katherine Boyle Go anywhere in small-town America and you’re bound to hear pastors, preachers, and priests bemoaning Hollywood’s influence … Continued

The Globalization of Tolerance

By Tony Blair Faith matters. Even if you are not of religious faith yourself. Over 4 billion people world-wide recognize … Continued

As Obama Knows, Religious Conflict Is Rarely About Religion

By Robert WrightSenior fellow, New America Foundation President Obama seems determined to resolve what may be the most momentous issue … Continued

Faith-Based Diplomacy

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall How can the United States harness the extraordinary organizational capacity of global religions and … Continued

Religion & Violence

Today’s guest blogger is Ola Mohamed, a senior Political Science and International Studies double major at the University of North … Continued

Obama’s Patchwork Heritage and Worldview

Harvard professor Howard Gardner says that leaders do two important things: tell a powerful story to their audience, and embody … Continued

Godless Communism Again?

Oh no, godless communism is raising its ugly head once again. Or at least that seems to be the case … Continued

Digging Deep to Make Peace

Tolstoy wrote that every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. The same could be said about the ethnic … Continued

Religious Youth: Bridges or Bombs

America is the most religiously diverse nation in human history and the most religiously devout country in the West. This … Continued

Religious Utopias Gone Amuck

“No” the problems of 2007 in the Middle East are not based on religion; rather, these are the results of … Continued

The Almighty and the Middle East

One of the grave failures of this generation of American foreign policy makers is their blindness to the power of … Continued

Religious Liberty for Me and Thee

Every religious tradition has the capacity for both good and evil, suggests Charles Kimball in his work, When Religion Becomes … Continued