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Paying the price for religious illiteracy

In Judge Joseph Sheeran’s courtroom, religious literacy is seen as an antidote to intolerance and hate. Last week, the Michigan … Continued

Love of neighbor in the 21st century: racial justice and LGBT equality

Kristoffer Tripplaar BLOOMBERG U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the 15th Annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner at the … Continued

“I No Longer Call You Slaves”: The Healy Brothers

By Pat McNamaraAuthor and Patheos Expert By any standard, the Healys were an impressive family. Michael, the father, was an … Continued

Confucius and the ‘Tiger mom:’ Is Chua’s home “a school of compassion”?

Amy Chua, shown here in 2007, is an author and self-proclaimed Tiger Mother. She sparked a fierce debate in parenting … Continued

2010 electoral results bad news for secular Americans

It is undeniable that the economy dominated campaign 2010 and that cultural issues at the nexus of religion and politics … Continued

Exposing the infrastructure of anti-Muslim hate

By Frankie Martin The dismissal of Juan Williams’ from NPR once again exposes the difficulty America is having discussing Islam … Continued

Nuremberg: Its lessons for today

I recently spent part of a beautiful autumn Sunday in New York watching a dark (in every sense of the … Continued

An appeal by an Islamic scholar to Grand Ayatollah Khāmene’i of Iran

The following is a personal appeal by Ambassador Akbar Ahmed to the Supreme Leader of Iran, Grand Ayatollah Ali Hoseyni … Continued

If You Think The Culture Wars Are Over, Think Again

The Texas Board of Education, the nation’s second largest purchaser of public school textbooks, is revising its K-12 social studies … Continued

America Has More Than 3 Faiths

The New York City Council last week voted to add two Muslim holidays to the city’s public school calendar, citing … Continued