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How Romney should talk about religion

Michael Conroy AP Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves after speaking at the National Rifle Association convention … Continued

Liberty, not just freedom, for the Middle East

In light of the continuing political uprising throughout the Middle East, American leaders are reported to be recalculating their approach … Continued

O Holy Night

UnorthodoxyPatrick J. Deneen Despite conservative disapproval of the greeting “Happy Holidays,” as a Christian I take no offense at the … Continued

There isn’t a war on Christmas in North America

By Tim Muldoon This article is part of a series for the Patheos Holiday Monitor, which tracks the War on … Continued

American exceptionalism: useless, potentially dangerous

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

Protesting the future or voting Catholic values?

The United States bishops have called for a new social contract in a time of globalization. While it would be … Continued

Christian Right’s attack on rights

Today’s guest blogger is Dr. Barbara McGraw, co-editor (with Jo Renee Formicola) of Taking Religious Pluralism Seriously: Spiritual Politics on … Continued

Ignorance of Christianity no virtue

Q: Is there widespread media bias against Christianity? Against evangelicals such as Brit Hume and Sarah Palin? Against public figures … Continued

Giving thanks for enough

Unorthodoxy By Patrick J. Deneen Thursday we commemorate the sacrifices and hardships of our forbears, and that first Thanksgiving feast … Continued

Defend the Innocent

Some New York-area rabbis are planning to bring weapons to High Holy Day services this month to guard against terrorist … Continued