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Searching for the American DREAM

Today’s guest blogger is David Fraccaro, an ordained United Church of Christ Minister who works at Interfaith Youth Core as … Continued

Comedy saves America: the Stewart and Colbert rallies

For many years, a wonderful seminary colleague of mine taught a class called “Humor as Healing and Grace.” Humor is … Continued

Mourning Michael Jackson

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach This Friday marks one year since the passing of Michael Jackson. His legacy remains highly controversial. … Continued

Should Church control access to health care?

By Nancy Northuppresident, Center for Reproductive Rights Opinion pages of U.S. newspapers lambasted a decision by St. Joseph’s Hospital, a … Continued

A Just Peace approach to Gaza

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

America’s fickle faith consumers

By G. Jeffrey MacDonaldjournalist, minister, author We Christians have been hearing a lot of advice lately from public figures who … Continued

Limbaugh’s Dangerous Rhetoric

By Menachem Z. Rosensaftprofessor, Cornell Law School In 1995, right-wing Israeli demonstrations opposing any political accommodation with the Palestinians featured … Continued

Child-Abuse: Who Owns the Children?

What should be done when parents rely on religion instead of medicine to heal sick children? Faith or medicine is … Continued

Abortion: Single-Issue Voting is Immoral

John McCain and Sarah Palin say it’s time to overthrow Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized … Continued

Jesus of Siberia

This past July, Kevin Sullivan, the Washington Post London correspondent, went to Siberia, 2,000 miles from Moscow, to interview a … Continued

Blame Sin, Not God

Like most Americans, I was overwhelmed by the images of Monday’s shootings on the Virginia Tech campus. My heart ached … Continued