Ramdas Lamb




Stories by Ramdas Lamb
The importance of freedom of religion

In Texas, a Catholic bishop made two hospitals cease doing tube-tying operations for women who are not going to have … Continued

‘Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere’

In President Obama’s meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao this week, should discussion of human rights and religious freedom be … Continued

Preaching hatred begets hatred

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

Religious belief is not insanity

This weekend, Jon Stewart is holding “a rally to restore sanity” on the mall, two months after Glenn Beck’s religion-infused … Continued

What determines if sex is good or bad?

Speaking to a meeting of Hasidic Jewish leaders on Sunday, New York GOP gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said, “I don’t … Continued

Does God need a plan?

Delaware GOP Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell told the Christian Broadcasting Network last week that that she believes it was God … Continued

Studying about religion can help us all

In a Pew Forum survey released Tuesday, atheists and agnostic surpass all other groups in their knowledge of religion. How … Continued

Why do Americans fear Muslims?

After 9/11 President Bush reminded Americans that the attack was the work of a few terrorists and not the Muslim … Continued

Focus should be on actions, not labels

In the wake of his weekend rally, Glenn Beck kept up the drumbeat of criticism about President Obama’s religion, calling … Continued

A change of heart, not of location

Elizabeth Gilbert was fortunate that she could take a year away from her regular life and focus on fulfilling some … Continued