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Penguin’s decision to pulp Wendy Doniger’s “The Hindus” is not a victory for “Hinduism” over its American despisers. It is a victory of one group of Hindus over another.
The New York City community board endorsed the Cordoba House, a community center and mosque planned for construction near Ground … Continued
Q: Are all religions the same? The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ … Continued
Q:What is your vision of heaven? What images – from Scripture, tradition, culture or your personal experience – best describe … Continued
Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued
The speech Mitt Romney just delivered is in my view an instant classic in American civil religion. One of the … Continued
One of the grave failures of this generation of American foreign policy makers is their blindness to the power of … Continued
Every year in the “Death and Immortality” course I teach at Boston University, I challenge my students to consider whether … Continued
The United States may be one of the most religious nations on earth but Americans know woefully little about their … Continued
Yes, and yes. The United States may be one of the most religious nations on earth but Americans know woefully … Continued
Like it or not, there is a religious test for the U.S. presidency. Most Americans say that they would not … Continued
The United States may be secular by law, but it is Christian by choice, and for much of American history … Continued
Two words: “Say something.” I can’t tell you how many college students who grew up in interfaith households have told … Continued