Irwin Kula

Stories by Irwin Kula
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After Saturday’s tragic shooting in Tucson, some have pointed the finger at inflammatory political rhetoric. Many singled out Sarah Palin’s … Continued

Jewish Reaction to Pope Disproportionate

The official Jewish response to Pope Benedict XVI recent decision to reach out to the St. Pious X Society and … Continued

The Religious Case For

Here is the sad truth about the unimportant, uninteresting, irrelevant, add no value and unfortunately polarizing and divisive way in … Continued

Obama’s Election: Trust, Hope, Belief

11:00 PM November 4, 2008 and Fox and MSNBC have both projected Barack Obama the winner of Ohio. A son … Continued

The Way We Use Religion Polarizes and Distracts Us

Religion invoked as a reason to vote for or against a political candidate – by which we generally mean invoking … Continued

Economic Crisis: Some Are Guilty All Are Responsible

Well, I guess the conservative philosophy of “faith” in free markets that has dominated America for the past 28 years … Continued

God Is Not A Political Trump Card

I am not interested in a candidate’s religious views. From the outside looking in, the beliefs of another’s faith community … Continued

Religious Hypocrisy and Women as Leaders

Are conservative religious groups hypocritical to think that a woman can lead a nation and not a congregation? Hypocrisy is … Continued

The Living Relationship Between Church and State

No one enjoys witty one liners more than I do and Rick Warren’s distinction between the separation of church and … Continued

Rituals and the Modern Search for Meaning

We are living in a moment of profound transition in the way many Americans understand and use religious ritual and … Continued