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Guest Voices: 50 years after Vatican II, should Pope John XXIII be a saint?

Fifty years after Pope John XXIII convened the Second Vatican Council that revolutionized the Catholic Church, will the jolly man … Continued

The trinity and the nearness of God

If there is one comment I’ve heard more than any other in talking to people about their faith, it’s something … Continued

Are happy churchgoers good news?

By Adam S. McHughPresbyterian Minster and Patheos Expert A new sociological study reveals that churchgoers are happy, but I can’t … Continued

Introverts in evangelical America

By Adam S. McHugh The scowling old man nearly bumped into me as he fled the sanctuary. As I turned … Continued

House of prayer near Ground Zero? Yes!

Padraic O’Hare A mosque – like a church or a synagogue or an ashram – is a house of prayer. … Continued

A Sympathetic Ear

“Sympathy is a state in which a person is open to the presence of another person…In prophetic sympathy, man…carries within … Continued

The shame-a-thon must end

By Jeff Brownauthor Lately, I have been having conversations with people who have read Soulshaping. The theme that emerges most … Continued

Ramadan’s Spiritual Discipline

By Mike Ghousefounder, World Muslim Conference From the moment we are born to the last rites of our life and … Continued

The Private Affair of Mark Sanford

JUST LAW AND RELIGION by Michael Kessler “I’ve let down a lot of people, that’s the bottom line,” declared South … Continued

Shavuot: Better to Give than Receive

WEEKLY JEWISH WISDOM By Dr. Erica Brown “The giving of the Torah was on Shavuot; the receiving must take place … Continued