Sally Quinn

Sally Quinn is the founding editor of OnFaith.

Stories by Sally Quinn

Defending Calvinism: A Q&A with Marilynne Robinson

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

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?

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?

Bruce Feiler: Why We Need to Take Pilgrimages

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

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.

When a Rabbi Comes Out to His Congregation

A prominent Conservative rabbi announces that he is gay.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

“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.”

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.

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.

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