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Bergen-Belsen and Bitburg 27 years later: A personal perspective

EPA Premier of Lower Saxony David McAllister stands in front of the inscription wall at the obelsik on the occasion … Continued

Dave Sharrett’s Christian faith, and the death of his son

Norm Shafer FOR THE WASHINGTON POST David and Vicki Sharrett. In the months that I spent speaking with David and … Continued

Koran burning crisis: Haven’t we been here before?

The tragic headlines look all too familiar: Several reported killed in second day of Afghan protests over Koran burning. And … Continued

Land of the free, home of the beards?

The U.S. Armed Forces are moving in the right direction. According to news reports late last week, the Army will … Continued

Westboro Baptist Church uses iPhone to announce protest at Steve Jobs’s funeral

Michael S. Williamson THE WASHINGTON POST Members of the Westboro Baptist Church picket every Sunday at a city park near … Continued

Notes from a proud free-speech junkie

Once again, people who believe in “free speech for me but not for thee,” are outraged by a U.S. Supreme … Continued

Gainesville, Part II? Burn-the-Koran pastor now planning a “trial” for the book

By Michelle Boorstein Did you really think Florida Pastor Terry Jones was just going to vanish from your life? Six … Continued

Unreason infects atheism (too) in the culture of American rage

For me, one of the worst aspects of America’s week of rage over the ashes of 9/11 was the commentary … Continued

Obama redefines the struggle

I’m ambivalent about President Obama’s decision to surge in Afghanistan for the same reasons many others are: Too many American … Continued

Should Hasan be court-martialed?

By Mikey Weinsteinpresident, Military Religious Freedom Foundation We are learning more each day about Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the man … Continued

Netanyahu’s address to Jewish Federations

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Speech at the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly: Thank you all. My dear friends, … Continued

Senseless shootings violate Islamic faith

I was so deeply saddened by the events at Fort Hood, Texas, yesterday. My prayers and sympathy are with the … Continued

Muslims condemn violent acts at Fort Hood and offer condolences

The greatest tragedy in yesterday’s shooting at the Fort Hood military base was the death of 13 American soldiers, not … Continued

The murderer at Fort Hood

I’m writing from Toronto, where last night I gave a plenary address on Muslim-Jewish cooperation to the Biennial conference of … Continued

Random violence, shared responsibility

The tragedy at Fort Hood yesterday was heart-wrenching and horrific; but it was mind-numbingly familiar. Another spasm of violence at … Continued

Battle for Muslim Hearts and Minds

Are young Muslims going to be bombs of destruction or bridges of cooperation? That’s the central question asked in Christiane … Continued

“Good News” or Something Else?

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall The recent flare-up over whether American soldiers should be free to distribute bibles in … Continued

Lincoln, Kennedy and Obama

The elections have come and gone and America is still here, standing tall with millions of people holding on to … Continued

Celebrating Ramadan Jihadi Style

Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar and serves as a spiritual boot camp for Muslims. In this … Continued

Christians Give God a Bad Name

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest blogger is On Faith panelist Susan K. Smith. I hate it when I hear someone say, … Continued