John Adams

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Pray for peace

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs after a Syrian Army tank shell exploded in the Salah al- Din neighbourhood of … Continued

10 Questions Worth Asking About a Candidate’s Faith

Perhaps it is time to speak without reservation regarding the faith of the potential leader of the free world.

Mitt Romney: A reasonable man?

The important question to ask all candidates is if and how their private faith would impact their stands on public policy.

Protecting ‘American Atheists’ 2.0

Dear patriotic protectors of American Atheists, Less than two weeks ago, I asked you to assist me in finalizing “The … Continued

Do the right thing

President Obama’s 10-day Asia trip includes visits to India and Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country. The president chose not … Continued

Exposing the infrastructure of anti-Muslim hate

By Frankie Martin The dismissal of Juan Williams’ from NPR once again exposes the difficulty America is having discussing Islam … Continued

The Constitution is not an idol

In battling the right-wing argument that the framers of the Constitution never intended to separate church and state because the … Continued

Pulpit fiction

By David Waters Dozens of defiant Christian ministers across the country defied IRS warnings and turned their sermons into partisan … Continued

An appeal by an Islamic scholar to Grand Ayatollah Khāmene’i of Iran

The following is a personal appeal by Ambassador Akbar Ahmed to the Supreme Leader of Iran, Grand Ayatollah Ali Hoseyni … Continued

Fourth of July Honor Roll: Champions of American Secularism

The founders were not atheists.

We the people at prayer

By Carol and Philip Zaleskireligion teachers, authors Prayer is everywhere: on the battlefield, in the birthing room, on the deathbed, … Continued

Teach the Importance of Christianity to America

The Texas Board of Education, the nation’s second largest purchaser of public school textbooks, is revising its K-12 social studies … Continued

America on Her Knees; Her Greatest Posture

Thursday is National Day of Prayer, as mandated by Congress. What should President Obama do? Should he follow tradition and … Continued

How About An Infotainment-Free Day?

Thursday is National Day of Prayer, as mandated by Congress. What should President Obama do? Should he follow tradition and … Continued

America Does not Support or Oppose Any Religion

What’s your reaction to President Obama’s recent statements to the Muslim world that “the United States is not, and never … Continued

Don’t Exclude Humanists, Atheists from the Melting Pot

This past Sunday the Democrats unveiled their 2008 convention with an “Interfaith Gathering of Clergy.” I am a Humanist: a … Continued

God’s Free Market

We tend to think of the supporters of separation of church and state as the liberals and the opponents as … Continued

On the Civil Supremacy of Secular Law

I am tempted to ask whether the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has been sampling a bit too much communion … Continued

Cacophony of Religions, “Symphony of Faith”

We Americans are predisposed to kick or kiss political candidates before they open their mouths, and they know it. Clearly, … Continued

Closet Theocrat

Mitt Romney’s speech was so chock full of buzz words, it was difficult at first to tell if he subscribes … Continued