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Obama’s ‘God talk’ was highlight of his convention acceptance speech

The subject of religion has long been nettlesome for President Obama, but perhaps never as nettlesome as it was when … Continued

Penn State NCAA penalty: Using a bomb when needing a scalpel

AP Ed Ray, left, NCAA Executive Committee chair and Oregon State University president, answers questiong about the penalties against Penn … Continued

Collective guilt? It’s not just for Muslims, Sarah

Now we’re getting somewhere. The real issues in religion and politics are getting clearer. Here’s an important one: either there … Continued

Supporting the mosque is the American (and Jewish) thing to do

President Obama, after saying that building a mosque at Ground Zero fit our “commitment to religious freedom,” backtracked, saying he … Continued

Why Jews should support mosque near Ground Zero

By Robert Levine and David Ellenson One of the most beautiful stories to emerge from the devastating attacks of 9/11 … Continued

Unreason in charge in the oil spill crisis

If you doubt that the greatest, long-term danger to American democracy is the unreason that chokes our public discourse as … Continued

Still counting the casualties of Vietnam War, 35 years later

America’s faith communities have a long and important history of helping their members more deeply understand the implications of war, … Continued

A culture of illegality taints all immigrants

Q: Illegal immigrants are flouting U.S. laws, but does affluent America (or Arizona for that matter) have a larger moral … Continued

Keeping the eco-faith

By James CatfordChief Executive of the Bible Society Copenhagen, just over one month ago, was a success – both for … Continued

A post-Muslim Europe?

Q: What’s your reaction to Sunday’s decision by voters in Switzerland to ban construction of minarets, the slender towers from … Continued