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Can grief be a mental illness? With new diagnostic changes, maybe

Each year 90,000 parents in the U.S. confront the profound suffering that follows the death of a child or adolescent. … Continued

Is God the missing character in’Downton Abbey’?

The third season of the megahit PBS series “Downton Abbey” wraps up on Sunday (Feb. 17), capping another must-see run … Continued

Robert Griffin III falls: For Redskins fans, a dark night of the soul

It was just a week ago that a hush fell over FedEx Field when Robert Griffin III fell for the … Continued

A survivor’s story

A pivotal image in Jewish tradition is that of Jacob wrestling with the mysterious stranger in the dark of night. … Continued

Journey to put God front and center

In the memoir Eat, Pray, Love, writer Elizabeth Gilbert gives up her entire way of life to spend a year … Continued

The priesthood’s dark valley

Last Friday, at the liturgy marking the end of “The Year of the Priest,” Pope Benedict XVI once again addressed … Continued

Not all abortions are evil

It may be that Catholics have overemphasized the child’s right to life and failed to properly include the mother’s right to life in our public discourse.

The audacity of biblical hope

By Evan Drake Howardpastor, author At first the words didn’t make sense to me. I heard the Very Rev. Alan … Continued

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Don’t fake faith

Differences with the teachings of your church are one thing, but “faking faith” is never acceptable.

Limbaugh’s Unrighteous Hold on Christian Right

By Robert ParhamExecutive Director, Baptist Center for Ethics Rush Limbaugh told what he thought was a joke to a cheering … Continued