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Hell is a reality distortion field

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From Jesus’ socialism to capitalistic Christianity

A truly strange thing has happened to American Christianity. A set of profound contradictions have developed within modern conservative Christianity, … Continued

Faith seeks understanding

This weekend, Jon Stewart is holding “a rally to restore sanity” on the mall, two months after Glenn Beck’s religion-infused … Continued

All religions equally wrong, but not in same ways

Q: Are all religions the same? The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ … Continued

The moral imperative to win

Q: In the wake of Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal’s dismissal as chief commander of American and NATO forces in Afghanistan, … Continued

A patron saint of globalization

By Tim MuldoonBoston College and Patheos.com May 10 marked the 400th anniversary of the death of Matteo Ricci, the Italian … Continued

When Jewish law and Christian doctrine collide

Q: Can you be a feminist and oppose abortion in all circumstances? Can you be a person of faith and … Continued

Elvis at 75: Long live the king

By David Waters Elvis Presley would have been 75 years old on Friday. Thousands of people will attend his birthday … Continued

Influence on equal terms

Q: U.S. Catholic bishops are defending their direct involvement in congressional deliberations over health-care reform, saying that church leaders have … Continued

Michael Jackson’s Sabbath Rest

He was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness, he married a Scientologist, and his brother wanted him to convert to Islam. … Continued