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How to respond to a marathon massacre

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‘Legitimate rape’ remark fuels women’s increasing skepticism about religion

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Becoming unglued (in a good way)

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. — Like many air travelers, I have learned to expect the worst and be surprised by anything … Continued

Morning in middle America

NEW YORK — I came home from a weekend of consulting in Topeka, Kan., feeling weary. I felt drained by … Continued

Episcopal Church’s tension: tradition and change

In an Episcopal parish where I once worked, the custom was to give the Christmas plate offering to local charities. … Continued

The sermon on the plane

On a recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land, I started to wonder : What would it have been like for … Continued

Talking faith with President George W. Bush

It was my honor to interview President George W. Bush for a two-part Focus on the Family broadcast airing today … Continued

Bedbugs and the theodicy problem

“All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful: The Lord God made them … Continued

A volcanic eruption of biblical proportions

Say what you want about Eyjafjallajokull, the unpronounceable Iceland volcano now inconveniencing millions around the world. I am mesmerized by … Continued

High anxiety: Faith, fear and flying

Anxiety is once again flying high as Americans board planes and travel this holiday season. A young Nigerian is accused … Continued