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In Greece, a case study on Islam in Europe

June 28, 2012Golden Dawn members give a raised-fist salute as they are sworn into parliament.Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP via Getty … Continued

Unions as a means of protecting human dignity is echoed in Jewish law

GETTY IMAGES Union members hold a sit-in in the rotunda of the Michigan State Capitol to protest a vote on … Continued

Universal health care: A Jewish moral imperative

This week’s Supreme Court hearings on the president’s health care plan will likely generate this court’s signature decision of a … Continued

American mythology in a post-bin Laden world

After the initial reactions to the death of Osama Bin Laden fade, we will still be left with the fundamental … Continued

Catholics’ disregard of teaching does not make it untrue

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Should secularism be taught in public schools?

By Nancy Pearcey “Communism has taken over the stage at the Los Angeles Opera,” exults The People’s World. The opera … Continued

Let’s all fast during Ramadan

Today’s guest blogger is Gail Rosseau, MD, is a neurosurgeon from Chicago, Illinois. She and her family are engaged in … Continued

The sanction of Eros

Chelsea Clinton, raised Methodist, and Marc Mezvinsky, Jewish, will wed this weekend. Statistics show that 37 percent of Americans have … Continued

Why Obama’s Cairo speech didn’t change perceptions

By Roland Schatzfounder and editor in chief Media Tenor Research Institute At the gathering at the Bibliotheka Alexendrina, the dominant … Continued

Religion’s glorious complexity

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall My grandmother, a very wise woman, gave me a piece of advice that sticks … Continued

What is God?

By Jacob NeedlemanProfessor of Philosophy, San Francisco State University Under the word “God” all that is highest and lowest in … Continued

Islamophobia comes to Switzerland

Q: What’s your reaction to Sunday’s decision by voters in Switzerland to ban construction of minarets, the slender towers from … Continued

Michael Vick’s Redemption, and Ours

By Michael Brunerreligion professor, Azusa Pacific University The improbable journey on the road to redemption for Michael Vick, from NFL … Continued

The Economy and the Campaign: The Death of False Gods

Fears about the economy. Anger on the campaign trail. Which concerns you most? How should we respond? 1…..We should have … Continued

Good Intentions Not Enough

Can well-intentioned religious leaders find a cure for the world’s intractable problems? This question raises two fundamental questions: “Well-intentioned” and … Continued

The Authenticity Test

Over the past three years, Sen. John Kerry has had a lot of time to think about his God, and … Continued

The Silly Season of the Supernatural

Here, at last, is a point on which an atheist and a good Christian can surely agree: the mortal remains … Continued