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Religious violence is all too real

TAUSEEF MUSTAFA AFP/GETTY IMAGES Kashmiri Muslims shout slogans during a demonstration against the controversial film “Innocence of Muslims” in Srinagar … Continued

I predict Pat Robertson is wrong

Clem Britt AP In this Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 file picture, Rev. Pat Robertson talks to attendees at a prayer … Continued

A Christmas nightmare averted: lessons from 2009 ‘underwear bomber’

By John Campbell Last Christmas, a young Muslim from Northern Nigeria, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, tried to destroy Northwest Flight 253 … Continued

American exceptionalism: divine hall pass?

The idea of American exceptionalism, that God has singled out the country for a special role in human history, goes … Continued

Blessed is the country that knows justice for all

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

Ignore the willfully ignorant

President Obama’s 10-day Asia trip includes visits to India and Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country. The president chose not … Continued

The enemy is us

After 9/11 President Bush reminded Americans that the attack was the work of a few terrorists and not the Muslim … Continued

US Muslims should be American first

By Mansoor Ijaz I am an American by birth, a Muslim by faith and a New Yorker at heart — … Continued

The future of the Evangelical church

By Scot McKnightprofessor, author, blogger, and contributor to Some are announcing the end of evangelicalism, like former evangelical and … Continued

Religious persecution in Pakistan

By Nasim RehmatullahNational Vice President Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, USA Last week, Pakistani terrorists committed unprecedented acts of brutality against the … Continued

Obama, Christ and Muhammad

Q: In the Weekly Standard, University of Virginia professor James. W. Ceaser argues that President Obama’s approval ratings are suffering, … Continued

No Moral Obligation in Afghanistan

Q: Eight years after the U.S. attacked Afghanistan, fighting continues. Religious extremists in the Taliban and al-Qaeda retain significant power … Continued

The World Lives and Worships Here Now

There was a time, and not long ago, when slow communications, the hardships of travel, and the mystery of the … Continued