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From Cairo, with faith in God

Opponents of Morsi pray in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Anti-Morsi protesters have set up camp in the square, the site … Continued

Seneca Falls, Selma and Stonewall: Obama and the arc towards inclusion

POOL REUTERS President Barack Obama arrives at his second inauguration at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in … Continued

DNA experiment yields great promise and high ethical risks

PORTLAND, Ore. — Future generations could be stripped of mutations like hereditary blindness or maternal diabetes, after a breakthrough study … Continued

New Native American saint Kateri Tekakwitha stirs mixed emotions

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Sister Kateri Mitchell was born and raised on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation along the St. Lawrence … Continued

Religious liberty: Gold for the U.S.?

AFP/GETTY IMAGES U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks on the “State of International Religious Freedom” July 30, 2012 … Continued

Orthodox Jews use smartphones, websites to complete Talmud cycle

Want to study the Talmud with thousands of other Orthodox Jews? There’s an app for that. Twenty-first century Internet technology … Continued

Going public with faith

When the suicide bomb exploded as worshippers left New Year’s mass at a Coptic church in Alexandria, 21 people died … Continued

Egypt deserves a constitution that fulfills the aspirations and needs of the people

By: Dr. Ali Gooma, Grandmufti of Egypt and Co-Chair of C1 Foundation Egyptians celebrate as they carry an army soldier … Continued

Is a society required to grant its artists the right to offend?

Unorthodoxy Patrick J. Deneen Is a society required to grant its artists the right to offend? In a liberal democracy, … Continued

Nobel inspiration: Albert Schweitzer

While I was sorting old books from my father’s library, a yellowed envelope tumbled out. It was a letter I … Continued

Marriage: is it going the way of the horse and carriage?

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

Are we what we Google?

By Elizabeth Tenety Over the weekend, Pope Benedict returned to what has become a familiar theme for the 83-year old … Continued

Is Sharia law reconcilable with modernity?

By Ali Gomaa Among the claims made against the man behind the mosque near Ground Zero, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, … Continued

‘Friending’ the poor

By Rev. Susan Baller-ShepardPresbyterian minister Watch the news and regularly there is an “unveiling” of a new technology. Eating lunch … Continued

Faith and farming

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall We’re seeing many calls to conscience these days. Nibbling breakfast, I clicked on a … Continued

The Digital Divine

Are social media tools a blessing or a curse for people of faith? Should we use digital technology to commune … Continued

If God is God, Then God Tweets

Are social media tools a blessing or a curse for people of faith? Should we use digital technology to commune … Continued

Saving the Priesthood from Post Haste

Having lived through the unfortunate sartorial period known as the 1980s, I can report that more stylish an outfit then, … Continued

Is Google the New Gutenberg?

The dark side of the web is obvious to me–the hours, days, weeks of fruitless forgotten time that we (I) … Continued

The Great Divide

The disconnects among different worlds come through powerfully at World Economic Forum (WEF) meetings. Bringing everyone together under one tent … Continued