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Obama’s ‘bad Samaritan’ budget

President Obama is including cuts to Social Security and Medicare in his new budget , due to be sent to … Continued

‘Nuns on the bus’ leader: Power to the people – below the poverty line

AP Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of Network, speaks during a stop on the first day of a nine-state Nuns … Continued

Filmmaker asks whether hell is real, and who goes there

It’s something that has haunted Kevin Miller ever since he became a Christian at age 9 at summer camp: hell. … Continued

Moving forward requires letting go of the past

Comparing today with yesterday is a popular yet pointless pastime. For one thing, we rarely remember yesterday accurately. More to … Continued

Liberal Jewish group launches political lobbying arm

WASHINGTON — Bend the Arc, a liberal Jewish group that has advocated for social justice causes for more than 30 … Continued

Blessed are those with a persecution complex?

“Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when … Continued

Rick Santorum’s evangelical appeal

As a political scientist who taught for many years in the Appalachian region of southwestern Virginia, I’ve encountered my fair … Continued

Warren Buffett’s ‘nuclear bomb’

Class warfare? Yes, it’s real, and it’s a war.  Indeed, it is an ‘unjust war,’ and immoral. It is not … Continued

The blue bra revolution

  Amr Nabil AP An Egyptian woman raises a copy of Al Tahrir newspaper fronted by a picture showing half … Continued

Automated drones: An ethical debate?

Due to some technical difficulties, we aren’t able to post the video from yesterday’s live Q&A, but I’ll be online … Continued

5 Facts and 5 Myths About Islam

What Americans still do not understand about the faith of Muslims.

Jesus to the rich young ruler: “distribute the money”

A deal President Obama struck with Republican leaders last week will extend tax cuts across the board including, controversially, to … Continued

The rich benefit from society and should give back

A deal President Obama struck with Republican leaders last week will extend tax cuts across the board including, controversially, to … Continued

Are tax cuts for the wealthy morally wrong?

By Vincent Miller As midterm elections approach, millions of unemployed Americans struggle to find work and new Census data show … Continued

Pagans and social justice

Q:Fox News commentator Glenn Beck claims that faith-based calls for “social justice” are really ideological calls for “forced redistribution of … Continued

Seize the day

Question: What is your vision of heaven? What images from scripture, tradition or your own personal experience describe it best? … Continued

Everyday Islam in ‘My Name is Khan’

Why Every American Should See “My Name is Khan”By Adeel ZebChaplain and Imam, American University Bollywood and Hollywood movies have … Continued

Discrimination: not with my tax dollars

Q:If a church or other religious organization receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against discrimination … Continued

Two avenging angels in Ireland

Q: What was the most important religion story of 2009? 2009 was the year in which – finally – thousands … Continued

Social injustice

Unorthodoxy By Patrick J. Deneen On many of today’s contemporary college campuses, there are sponsored programs and organizations that seek … Continued