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NAACP’s William Barber emerges as leader of Moral Monday protests

RALEIGH, N.C. — The throngs of demonstrators who flock to the grassy knoll outside the North Carolina Statehouse each Monday … Continued

Brigham Young and Jesus Christ would break the Mormons’ no-beard rule

SALT LAKE CITY — If they were alive today, nearly half the presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of … Continued

Boston College, ACLU clash over condom giveaway

An effort by Boston College administrators to shut down a student-run program to distribute condoms and provide information on safe … Continued

Desmond Tutu: ‘We need to be able to listen’

Archbishop Desmond Tutu is scheduled to receive an honorary degree and give Gonzaga University’s commencement speech on May 13, despite … Continued

Blue Like Jazz: I was Donald Miller

I was Donald Miller. Once upon a time, a lot of us were. Some of us still are. I, too, … Continued

The Jesus mandate vs. Obama’s mandate

Recently the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a mandate: Virtually all employers, including Catholic schools, hospitals and … Continued

Seeking Sikh-Muslim peace

The large Sikh men with long white beards pounded the drums. Sikh men with red, blue, and orange colored turbans … Continued

Rick Perry and the perils of sectarian religion in 2012

Melina Mara THE WASHINGTON POST Texas Governor and Republican candidate for the GOP Presidential spot, Rick Perry, spoke to a … Continued

Why I’m rooting for BYU

By Kathy Orton I’m rooting for BYU, and not just because I think Jimmer Fredette is one of the most … Continued

Chinese food and religious freedom

In the last week of last month, religion in America became part of the public conversation via two events that … Continued

Obama seeks God’s blessing in gulf storm

The most poignant and unexpected moment of President Obama’s address to the nation Tuesday night about the Gulf oil spill … Continued

Dr. Woodyard’s half century of inspiration

By Andrew H. PincusDenison University Fifty years is a remarkable commitment in any profession. Dr. David O. Woodyard has been … Continued

The religious neutrality of Justice John Paul Stevens

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler Justice John Paul Stevens has announced his intention to retire this summer, ending the … Continued

Disabled have a dream, too

Chubbs Stillman, a special education high school senior, would make Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. proud. When Dr. King invited … Continued

My day with Oral Roberts

More than 15 years ago I spent the day with Oral Roberts at his university. Our theologies could not be … Continued

Roberts loved God and humanity

Jewish tradition affirms “tov Torah im derekh eretz,” essentially, “God’s word goes best with an honest living.” Though never without … Continued

Teaching Tolerance In a Conflict Zone

By Catherine Rottenberg and Neve GordonFounding members of Hagar BEER SHEBA, Israel – Educating children in a conflict zone is … Continued

Obama Courageously Misses the Point

What did you think of President Obama’s commencement speech Sunday at Notre Dame? How will the Notre Dame controversy change … Continued

Obama and Notre Dame: Profiles in Courage

What did you think of President Obama’s commencement speech Sunday at Notre Dame? How will the Notre Dame controversy change … Continued

Virtual Community of Inter-Religious Leaders: the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue™

Today’s guest blogger is Joshua Stanton. Joshua is the co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue™ and a rabbinical student … Continued