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How Romney should talk about religion

Michael Conroy AP Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves after speaking at the National Rifle Association convention … Continued

Was Santorum running for theologian-in-chief?

Rick Santorum has ended his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination. This is an historic moment. Santorum’s was possibly the … Continued

A truly ‘Christian’ candidate?

2012 has begun; it’s a presidential election year, and I want to ask the 78 percent if they’d be willing … Continued

Rep. King’s hearing is the wrong answer to the wrong question

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, will begin holding hearings Thursday on “the extent of … Continued

The disappearing abortion issue

The command by Cardinal-elect and Archbishop Burke that Catholics vote Tea-publican in 2010 was remarkable only in that it was … Continued

Jewish reflections on America’s relationship with Islam

By Rabbi Steve Gutow Last week two disturbing incidents occurred that I hope and pray are not the start of … Continued

Am I Jewish?

By Diana Whitney Some children grow up with religion; others get a secular muddle of post-60s consciousness. I don’t pretend … Continued

Unreason in charge in the oil spill crisis

If you doubt that the greatest, long-term danger to American democracy is the unreason that chokes our public discourse as … Continued

A theistic balance on the court

Those who worry about a balance on the Supreme Court of adherents to Judaism, Roman Catholicism, Protestant Christianity and other … Continued

Should CBS be the arbiter?

Q: The conservative Christian group Focus on the Family is sponsoring a pro-life ad, featuring football star Tim Tebow, during … Continued