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Why the National Cathedral’s decision to perform same-sex marriages matters

Nikki Kahn THE WASHINGTON POST The National Cathedral will become one of the first Episcopal Churches to perform same-sex weddings. … Continued

Hope at Lambeth Palace

REUTERS Rowan Williams, the archbishop of Canterbury, addresses the theology think tank Theos in London on Oct. 1, 2012. The … Continued

Christmas for sale

“Keep Christ in Christmas!” is the familiar refrain of Christians who fear the secularization of the holy day celebrating the … Continued

Egypt’s sad elections

Daniel Brumberg ISLAM AND THE WEST أكد الدكتور أحمد نظيف، رئيس مجلس الوزراء، أن نجاح ٩ وزراء فى الجولة الأولى … Continued

Hindu American community building

Our multiple identities are reflected through the lenses by which we are seen and how we see the world. May … Continued

Obama’s remarks at Easter prayer breakfast

From the White House today: REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT EASTER PRAYER BREAKFAST East Room 9:50 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: … Continued

Listen

By Jacob Needlemanprofessor of philosophy, San Francisco State University In January 2003 I was the guest of U.S. Rep. Lynn … Continued

Holocaust Comes to the ER

By Rabbi Tamara MillerDirector of Spiritual Care, George Washington University Hospital There are no good protocols for the unexpected and … Continued

We All Prayed

I had the honor of speaking at the Saint Paul Area Council of Churches (SPACC) annual meeting last night. And … Continued

Dobson, Republicans Scold Obama on Prayer Day

By Hamil R. Harris Washington Post Staff Writer Evangelical author and radio host James Dobson said that he is “disappointed” … Continued

What I Told Our New President and Why

I was honored to be invited to attend the National Prayer Service at the National Cathedral the day after the … Continued

The Voice of God Behind Bars

My world is dark. It is engulfed in despair, misery, grief, anger and bitterness. I am in prison. Two months … Continued

The War of the Gods

On March 4, 1933 (I was one month old), President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave his first inaugural address and uttered … Continued

Colluding in Scapegoating the “Other”

What accounts for the discrepancy between 30% of the American public confessing to racial prejudice while 90% claim they believe … Continued

A White on White Whiteness

When I was a 23 year old Lieutenant in the Army, I free fell 70 feet from a cliff during … Continued

Heaven: A Place of Learning and Growth

Most people of faith agree that life goes on in some form after what we call death. For many Christians, … Continued