Righteous Indignation

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Is God’s Existence Beside the Point?

In order to let an idea change you, you have to be willing to let go of certain previous ways of thinking. You have to step into a frightening unknown.

Measles outbreak in Texas church leads to soul-searching, thank God

(Jacquelyn Martin/AP ) There are 20 confirmed cases of measles in the latest outbreak of this preventable disease, according to … Continued

Jon Voight’s misguided missive on Israel

Actor Jon Voight, a longtime supporter of Israel, criticized President Obama in an open letter published in the Washington Times. … Continued

Why is Bill Donohue angry … again?

By John GehringCatholics in Alliance for the Common Good Just in time for Halloween, Bill Donohue of the Catholic League … Continued

Friday Night Acolytes

By David Waters Before each football game at Georgia’s Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe high school, cheerleaders hold up cheerleaders giant banners containing … Continued

Nuclear Arms Are Frightening, But Not Sinful

Q: Reacting in part to recent missile tests by Iran and North Korea, President Obama and a unanimous UN Security … Continued

D.C. Council’s Breach of Faith

By Harry Jacksonpastor of Hope Christian Church Two weeks ago on April 7, a little before noon, I sat through … Continued

Humility for Christmas

If only I’d brought the sword and the hood along with me to the mall. It doesn’t take much to … Continued

Avoiding Next Madoff Meltdown by Balancing Justice and Compassion

We are all effected when $50 billion vanishes from the economy in an instant, as it did with the unraveling … Continued

Revitalizing Jewish Activism: Nov 23, Jews Uniting to End the War & Heal America

On Sunday, November 23, The Shalom Center and the Workmen’s Circle will hold an action gathering in New York City: … Continued

Darfur & the Olympics: A Jewish Lament

Today’s guest blogger is Rabbi Or N. Rose. Rabbi Rose is associate dean of the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College … Continued

Guest Blogger: We Believe but God Knows

First in a series of Wednesday “Guest Blogs” By Rabbi Or N. Rose “Rabbi, what do you love about your … Continued

No Love for The Love Guru

In American society, freedom of speech guarantees our singular ingenuity and inventiveness at all levels of creative expression: technology, intellectual … Continued

A Doctor’s Prescription

“Take two pills and call me in the morning”, said the Doctor. Today’s moral, political and social climate demands a … Continued