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Quakers for Climate Change Action

Why the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is leading a call to conscience on climate change.

Ellen Davis unearths an agrarian view of the Bible

DURHAM, N.C. — With her gray hair tied neatly in a bun and her wire-rimmed glasses perched thoughtfully on her … Continued

Hawaii Democrat poised to be elected first Hindu in Congress

Hindu Americans have run America’s major companies and universities, won Nobel prizes and Olympic gold medals, directed blockbuster movies, and … Continued

‘Frankenstorm’: Why climate change will not be denied in this election

GETTY IMAGES Waves crash over Winthrop Shore Drive as Hurricane Sandy comes up the coast on Oct. 29, 2012 in … Continued

Parents seek veto on sexuality teaching in Ontario schools

TORONTO — A group of conservative Christian and Muslim parents in Ontario want schools to notify them before their children … Continued

As Rowan Williams retires, speculation turns to successor

LONDON — Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said Friday (March 16) he will step down at the end of 2012, … Continued

A Catholic candidate for evangelicals?

David Goldman AP Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks at to reporters at a campaign event as … Continued

Are money and freedom exclusive?

In President Obama’s meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao this week, should discussion of human rights and religious freedom be … Continued

Strategic mutual sincerity

In President Obama’s meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao this week, should discussion of human rights and religious freedom be … Continued

‘Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere’

In President Obama’s meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao this week, should discussion of human rights and religious freedom be … Continued

Freedom intrinsic to who we are as Americans

In President Obama’s meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao this week, should discussion of human rights and religious freedom be … Continued

Human rights crucial but complex

In President Obama’s meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao this week, should discussion of human rights and religious freedom be … Continued

Will Obama preach the American sermon to Hu?

In President Obama’s meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao this week, should discussion of human rights and religious freedom be … Continued

Economics, human welfare inexctricably tied

In President Obama’s meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao this week, should discussion of human rights and religious freedom be … Continued

Economy, environment and rights are connected

In President Obama’s meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao this week, should discussion of human rights and religious freedom be … Continued

Claiming the moral highground

n President Obama’s meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao this week, should discussion of human rights and religious freedom be … Continued

Religious liberty good for religion & the state

In President Obama’s meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao this week, should discussion of human rights and religious freedom be … Continued

Religious commitments and social change

Today’s guest blogger is Hilary Keachie, a Faiths Act Fellow Alumna who spent the last year building interfaith cooperation and … Continued

Practical prayer to the rescue

Jesus Christ was the master of practical, successful prayer and demonstrated how great an impact for good his form of … Continued

Gore’s convenient half-truth

Q: In response to Sarah Palin’s recent claims that climate change is based on “junk science and doomsday scare tactics … Continued