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The Values Voter Summit Doesn’t Own God

I cringe as I listen to speeches invoking God’s name on behalf of political agendas.

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Conservative Christianity and the transgender question

The Internet is abuzz with conversation about the “T” in “LGBT” this week, after California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into … Continued

Buddhist nun professors or none?

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama speaks during a public discourse. (B MATHUR/REUTERS ) Buddhist women are celebrating a … Continued

Why is there no female Dalai Lama?

Every time Buddhism migrated from its place of origin in India to other countries, whether Sri Lanka, Burma, Japan, China … Continued

Mormon women wearing pants love the Gospel

Jeff Blake FOR THE WASHINGTON POST The Book of Mormon sits on a coffee table as Mormon missionaries make home … Continued

Homeless find support on Facebook, Twitter

Here’s something everyone can “like”: Social media fosters community, even for those who don’t have a home. A new study … Continued

Not just chess: Atheists are organizing high school clubs, too

High school kids can join the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Jewish Student Union, the Muslim Students Association and, in … Continued

How the Web is killing faith

apple “Open access to knowledge — the ability to fact check your pastors and imams and rabbis — is a … Continued

Debunking Kirk Cameron’s Christianity

Since, I was too old to obsess over Mike Seaver, I never got caught up in the whole Kirk Cameron … Continued

A biblical sexuality

(Read Driscoll’s previous three essays in this series here, here and here.) What’s the first thing you think of when … Continued

Seeking justice for ‘the least of these’

As the American left continues to seek a coherent way to articulate its moral priorities in these days of political … Continued

GWU’s women’s-only pool hours opens debate about accomodations for Islam

By Michelle Boorstein An interesting discussion is brewing around George Washington University’s decision earlier this month to set aside one … Continued

Religious freedom to exclude

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler The Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited opinion in Christian Legal Society Chapter of … Continued

Why is Senate hiding from Hyde?

By Sister Mary Ann WalshDirector of Media Relations, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops The thousands of pages in the health … Continued

Palestine must be a secular state

By Hussein IbishSenior Fellow, American Task Force on Palestine As Palestinians press the international community to live up to its … Continued

Respecting Freedom of — and from — Religion

New Hampshire became the sixth state to let gay couples wed. The new law was approved after revisions exempted members … Continued

Religious Accommodation or Neutrality?

Sometimes it’s hard to tell the First Amendment forest from the trees, especially with respect to deciding whether governmental agents … Continued

The Joy and Challenges of Being a Sikh Woman

Having been born into a family of another faith, my spiritual journey along the path of Sikhism obviously did not … Continued

Confess to God, Not Pollsters

“All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God,” writes the Apostle Paul in the Epistle to the … Continued

Guest Blogger: Dutch Muslims?

By Hind Makki “I only feel Dutch when I travel abroad.” A Dutch-born-and-raised man who works as an engineer for … Continued