Sally Quinn


Sally Quinn is the founding editor of OnFaith.

Stories by Sally Quinn

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Defending Calvinism: A Q&A with Marilynne Robinson

The Pulitzer-prize winning author talks sin, Calvin, and the incarnation.

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The Pope’s Poorly Timed Arrival

Did the Vatican consider that Pope Francis will arrive in the U.S. on the holiest night of the Jewish year?

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Jesus Was a Jew — Get Over It

A Q&A with award-winning writer James Carroll on how Christians misunderstand Jesus.

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Why I Hate Hypocrisy, Injustice, and People Who Leave Up Christmas Decorations

Is a dead wreath the kind of message Jesus wants to send?

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Bruce Feiler: Why We Need to Take Pilgrimages

The best-selling author of “Walking the Bible” believes in the power of travel.

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Why Are Christians So Upset Over Muslim Prayers at a Christian Church?

A recent skirmish over a Muslim service at the National Cathedral raises questions about sacred space.

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When a Rabbi Comes Out to His Congregation

A prominent Conservative rabbi announces that he is gay.

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Reza Aslan: Radical Islam Is Still Islam 

The popular author says we can’t reject ISIS as non-Muslim. What’s needed is a rigorous expression of religious peace.

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How I Learned That I Am a Hovering, Intrusive Gossiper (and What to Do About It)

A test called the Enneagram showed me who I really am. It’s also helping me to change.

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When it Comes to Hateful Internet Speech, Christians Are the Worst

Thanks to horrible Christian comments online, I realized there’s a big difference between being Christian and following Jesus.

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The “I” in Our Illness and the “We” in our Wellness

A Buddhist teacher offers advice for the healing of the nation.

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How to Be Happy — and the Problem with Advice on Happiness

Some popular happiness gurus ignore one of the most basic truths: Life is hard.

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From Passover to Easter: Why I’m Grateful to be Jewish, Christian, and Alive

Passover with friends. Easter with family. It’s almost enough to make you believe in God.

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I’m Giving Up Control for Lent, and You Better Give Up Something, Too

I called the Dean of the National Cathedral for a lesson on Lent and realized I needed to do more than just learn about it.

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“I don’t turn the cheek”: Fox News Host Bill O’Reilly on His Faith Factor

Bill O’Reilly on why he wrote a book on Jesus and why being a loving neighbor can include “taking my neighbor apart.”

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Jesus Back on the Big Screen

Sally Quinn interviews producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett about their film “Son of God.”

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I hated football. Then I got to know its power

Why loving football is like believing in God.

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Why Religious Beliefs Make People Happier

The things we tend to believe will make us happy don’t actually heighten our sense of well being. But religion does.

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I Was an Angry Atheist: Why I Launched (and Relaunched) OnFaith

How religion became the center of my life and work.

Obsessed-with-success Washington could learn a lesson from mystic Sadhguru

“I’m mostly blissed out,” laughed guru, mystic and spiritual master Sadhguru. At a Saturday night lecture and in an interview … Continued