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Malala Yousafzai wins God’s peace prize

(Jessica Rinaldi: Associated Press) “Thank you to God, for whom we are all equal.” So Malala Yousafzai, who was shot … Continued

Is it funny to be Jewish? Is it Jewish to be funny?

Sept. 4, 2013Communal Tallits are laid in the lobby for visitors to the Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C. The … Continued

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Is Pope Francis a liberal?

The question gets some answers – and even more questions.

Tea party Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount

Animation is not just for kids any more. In fact, there’s nothing at all “Mickey Mouse” about the cartoon video … Continued

Colbert and the Super PACs: The men who stare at votes

Kris Connor GETTY IMAGES Stephen Colbert speaks during the “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” on the National Mall on … Continued

Parodies of Rick Perry’s ‘Strong’ ad: the gift that keeps on giving

Gov. Rick Perry’s anti-gay, anti-religious pluralism “Strong” adwhere he promises to “end “Obama’s war on religion” has generated more than … Continued

The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart on Ground Zero cross

BEBETO MATTHEWS ASSOCIATED PRESS All hands stretch towards a steel beam cross as Rev. Brian Jordan, center, applies holy water … Continued

Stephen Colbert: Catholicism’s best pitch man?

The day after Easter, in a small studio in New York City, in the span of three minutes and eleven … Continued

The Oscars 2011: Seeking a Social Network

By Greg Garrett It’s Oscar season again, and people are talking about their favorite films, and what those films tell … Continued

Obama is pandering to religion

The Spirited Atheist, like a great many secularists at this political juncture, is feeling somewhat dispirited. President Obama’s “how-I-came-to-know-Jesus” speech … Continued

Politics, Religion and Culture: Top Picks 2010

By Greg Garrett Baylor University Professor and Patheos Columnist The media-world is the shelter where the vast majority of those … Continued

Would Jesus fight in the Christmas Wars?

By Becky Garrison Wonder what Jesus thinks of those family values Republicans who push to keep Christ in Christmas but … Continued

Christmas skirmishes and the war for American history

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

Got anxiety? Religion and political polarization today

It seems like the one thing, perhaps the only thing, a broad range of Americans can agree upon today is … Continued

Jon Stewart: it’s more than amplification

By Sid Schwarz I am a sucker for a meaningful gathering on the mall in Washington. Every year I come … Continued

We need more faith in our politics

This weekend, Jon Stewart is holding “a rally to restore sanity” on the mall, two months after Glenn Beck’s religion-infused … Continued

Glenn Beck and the faithful are attacking faith

This weekend, Jon Stewart is holding “a rally to restore sanity” on the mall, two months after Glenn Beck’s religion-infused … Continued

Rallying for reason: a little atheism goes a long way

By Fred Edwords We live in a sensitive nation. The very idea that nonbelievers exist here, are open about their … Continued

Beware of decrees from heaven in the political arena

This weekend, Jon Stewart is holding “a rally to restore sanity” on the mall, two months after Glenn Beck’s religion-infused … Continued

People of faith just as fed up as nonbelievers

This weekend, Jon Stewart is holding “a rally to restore sanity” on the mall, two months after Glenn Beck’s religion-infused … Continued