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God won’t mind if we laugh at ourselves

IRVINE, Calif. — In more than 30 years as a believer, I’ve attended enough “Christian conferences” to expect at least … Continued

Rep. Walter Jones: Dick Cheney probably going to hell for Iraq War policy

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Congress will not hold anyone to blame [for America’s wars in the Middle East]. Lyndon Johnson’s … Continued

Suicide bombers in heaven? Imam Rauf won’t say no

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach When you detonate explosives attached to your torso, simultaneously decapitating people on a bus or disemboweling … Continued

Remembering my faithful, fearful fundamentalist past

By Bruce EpperlyLancaster Theological Seminary and Patheos.com I grew up in a small town Baptist church in the 1950s. We … Continued

The Church is also a special interest group

Q: U.S. Catholic bishops are defending their direct involvement in congressional deliberations over health-care reform, saying that church leaders have … Continued

Give us your misogynists and bigots

Q: The Vatican is making it easier for Anglicans — priests, members and parishes — to convert to Catholicism. Some … Continued

Origin of the Specious

By David Waters Living Waters, an evangelical Creationist ministry fronted by former TV-sitcom star Kirk Cameron (“Growing Pains”), plans to … Continued

Violence in God’s Name

Some New York-area rabbis are planning to bring weapons to High Holy Day services this month to guard against terrorist … Continued

Fear is Hell

I’m in hell and it is the perfect place for shadow puppets. It’s not Satan’s metaphysical abyss; thank Heaven, but … Continued

Enough of Heaven and Hell

Oh, for heaven’s sake. This question irritates the…inferno out of me. Of all the pointless, utterly childish notions associated with … Continued