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Israel, Palestine must take the high road to reach a successful recovery

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Palestinians wave their national flag and a picture of Palestinian president Mahmoudd Abbas while they celebrate the upgraded … Continued

What is the truth about American Muslims?

Over the past decade, an anti-Muslim movement in America has pushed for anti-sharia laws in some 23 states and helped … Continued

Understanding Christian Zionism

AP An Israeli flag flies near buildings under construction in the West Bank settlement of Maaleh Adumim, just outside of … Continued

South Africa’s inspiring constitution

National pride is palpable in South Africa but so are the stunning challenges that face what is in many respects … Continued

American exceptionalism: power disguised as virtue

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

Onward Christian voters?

By David Waters Here we go again: Another national election, another chance to divide the wheat from the chaff, the … Continued

On Churches and Dictators: The Pope Comes to Britain

By Eric Heinze If Pope Benedict XVI doesn’t go down as one of history’s most beloved pontiffs, he’ll certainly go … Continued

In defense of South Park — and burqas

Q: What is the obligation of a Western, democratic government to protect individual freedoms in light of a realistic terrorist … Continued

The Town Hall Demolition Derby

Guest Blogger Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and an On Faith panelist. … Continued

Mr. Carter’s Own Interpretations

Former president Jimmy Carter and other world leaders issued this statement: “The justification of discrimination against women and girls on … Continued