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A Jesus economy?

President Obama’s “Buffet Rule,” a plan that would have LEON NEAL AFP/GETTY IMAGES A man dressed as Jesus sits amongst … Continued

Tax cuts for wealthy unjust

A deal President Obama struck with Republican leaders last week will extend tax cuts across the board including, controversially, to … Continued

Marriage disappearing in front of our eyes

A new survey out this week from the National Marriage Project shows that marriage is an institution in decline in … Continued

Sarah Palin, citing Juan Williams’ firing, says it’s time to ‘defund’ NPR

By Elizabeth Tenety Sarah Palin is campaigning again, today calling out NPR for firing Juan Williams for his controversial comments … Continued

Juan Williams fired from NPR for comments about Muslims

By Elizabeth Tenety type=”text/javascript” > The Washington Post’s Debbi Wilgoren and Paul Farhi reported Thursday: Veteran journalist Juan Williams was … Continued

A Message to Millennial Muslims

By Arsalan IftikharLawyer, News Commentator, and Contributor to Needless to say, there is no doubt that September 11, 2001 … Continued

An open letter to Anne Rice

Dear Anne Rice, Your decision to leave the Catholic Church and to leave Christianity prompted the On Faith panel questions … Continued

Report:Pro-Earth/ Tisha B’Av rally, US Capitol, July 20

About 200 people took part in a unique fusion of political rally, multireligious prayer, and Tisha b’Av observance at noon … Continued

Sex and the City and Muslim women

By Asma T. Uddin and Sarah Jawaid We haven’t watched “Sex and the City 2“, as we cannot get ourselves … Continued

Pope should be held accountable

Pope Benedict XVI may not need to resign in light of the current scandal swirling around the Roman Catholic church, … Continued

Environmentalists as missionaries

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marhsall A monkey, so goes an ancient eastern parable, passed by a stream and saw … Continued

Health care and God

Here’s where I get confused about the place and role of God when it comes to making public policy. Understand, … Continued

The Scary, Honest Truth About Race

President Obama, in his Cairo speech, spoke about religion and how one of the difficulties in resolving issues in the … Continued

Islam, Iranian Style

By Melody Moezziauthor and attorney Not long ago, I got a call from a reporter asking for my thoughts on … Continued

Choosing Tylenol and God

By Barbara Bradley HagertyNPR’s Religion Correspondent I would like to say I left the faith of my childhood for exclusively … Continued

Richard Cizik’s New Venture

By Jacqueline L. Salmon The Rev. Richard Cizik, the National Association of Evangelicals lobbyist who was forced to resign after … Continued

About The Faith Divide

In his “Faith Divide” blog, Eboo Patel considers the religious events and issues that bring us together or drive us … Continued

Choice, Life and Compassion

My daughter came into the house this morning steaming. She had been listening to National Public Radio. “Mom, what is … Continued

On Muslim Antisemitism

Muslim antisemitism exists and it is ugly and it is vile. I have heard it from the minbars of mosques, … Continued