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Hillary Clinton on Twitter: A loss of faith

There were two surprising things about Hillary Clinton’s first tweet. Clinton broke her Twitter silence this week with this bio: … Continued

Seeking Sikh-Muslim peace

The large Sikh men with long white beards pounded the drums. Sikh men with red, blue, and orange colored turbans … Continued

Build a living memorial to 9/11

Ira Block A fire helmet that was broken into pieces from Fire Department Squad 18 was discovered in the debris … Continued

Just War, just peace in the Middle East

Mideast peace talks resume this week, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveling to Egypt and Israel for negotiations between … Continued

Theology differs, message the same

Are all the religions the same? There is no question that all religions preach essentially the same lessons of love, … Continued

Pressing beyond “niceness”

Q: Are all religions the same? The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ … Continued

Exclusivists vs. Pluralists: very different paths to one Truth

Q: Are all religions the same? The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ … Continued

God is not One, and neither are the religions

Q: Are all religions the same? The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ … Continued

If all religions are same, someone should tell the religious

Q: Are all religions the same? The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ … Continued

Religions are irreconcilable, people are not

Are all religions the same? The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ of … Continued

Methodists, Muslims and Jews: Learning together to lead together

By Jerry D. Campbell President, Claremont School of Theology Almost a decade now after the fateful events of Sept. 11, … Continued

Religious and secular entitlement plus stupidity in the Middle East

Q: In a statement Monday, Vice President Biden said the U.S. is consulting with other nations “on new ways to … 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

A blessing from the Dalai Lama

Twelve years ago, I went to see the Dalai Lama with the small seeds of a big dream: a movement … Continued

Calling for Muslim outrage

Q: What is the obligation of a Western, democratic government to protect individual freedoms in light of a realistic terrorist … Continued

National day of prayer confusion

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler The 59th National Day of Prayer is scheduled for May 6. It is … 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

Former President Jimmy Carter, writing this month on behalf of a dozen world leaders including Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu, condemned “the male interpretations of religious texts” that have “provided a reason or excuse for the deprivation of women’s e

Former President Jimmy Carter, writing this month on behalf of a dozen world leaders including Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu, … Continued

Good or evil? A decade defined by religious struggle

Q: What was the most important religion story of 2009? The first decade of the new millennium has been a … Continued

McDonnell’s reaction to Robertson’s hate

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler A friend’s Facebook link took me to a CNN article that I thought would … Continued