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What Oprah Doesn’t Get About Atheists

Winfrey’s definition of God is meaningless, applying to everything and nothing all at once.

Exodus International ‘reparative therapy’ organization to shut down

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Earth isn’t just home, it’s holy

Full disc satellite image of Earth from Russian Electro-L satellite (Russian Earth Observation centre) There is now a single issue … Continued

Forgive Lance Armstrong?

Tom Pennington GETTY IMAGES Cyclist Lance Armstrong addresses participants at The LIVESTRONG Challenge Ride at the Palmer Events Center on … Continued

Lance Armstrong’s confession: An American ritual

George Burns AP In this Jan. 14 photo, cyclist Lance Armstrong listens to a question from Oprah Winfrey during taping … Continued

‘The Office’ actor seeks to build a more ‘heart-based, heart-connected society’

“The Office” actor Rainn Wilson with Oprah Winfrey as they tape a television special, “Oprah and Rainn Wilson Present SoulPancake.” … Continued

Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel talks about facing his mortality on OWN

Photo Credit: © 2012 Harpo Productions, Inc./George Burns Author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel with Oprah Winfrey during a taping … Continued

Do you believe in life after death? Neurosurgeon shifts view on faith, life.

Oprah Winfrey welcomes Dr. Eben Alexander to the set of Super Soul Sunday. Neurosurgeon Eben Alexander’s account of a near-death … Continued

Joel Osteen: Loving the sinner, not the sin

When Oprah Winfrey questioned megachurch pastor and best-selling author Joel Osteen on the topic of “homosexuality,” he stated that “homosexuality … Continued

Ted Haggard: From scandal, to ministry, to ‘Wife Swap’

An appearance on ABC’s Celebrity Wife Swap show is not the Ed Andrieski AP Ted Haggard and his wife Gayle … Continued

How ‘scandalous’ is Ted Haggard now?

It used to be when pastors were disgraced, they simply left town, changed occupations and otherwise made sure they were … Continued

Bible ‘codes’ undermine real religion

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach Oh G-d no. Not another Bible codes book. And this one launched in a full page … Continued

The scandal is about more than Eddie Long

By Josef SorettColumbia University, and Contributor to Patheos.com Roughly 20 years ago, Cornel West — in his best-selling book Race … Continued

The end of the church of Oprah?

By Elizabeth Tenety The queen is abdicating her throne. The little Baptist girl from Mississippi who became one of the … Continued

“God Gulf” Hurts Women

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall The “God Gulf,” title of a chapter in Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s book, … Continued

Religion has Duped Women

When the Rev. T.D. Jakes preached “Woman, thou art loosed!” years ago, it was like the windows of heaven had … Continued

God’s Gift of a Dream Life

Nowadays when the word “dream” comes up, we mostly mean an aspiration, the American dream. Recently at the Democratic convention, … Continued

Obama’s pastor would have kept our troops out of Iraq

To the current “On Faith” question – “Should Barack Obama have resigned from his church?” – my answer is NO. … Continued

Update on Oprah’s New Earth

I wrote yesterday about signing up for Oprah’s new “webinar”on Eckhart Tolle’s book, “A New Earth.” I was never able … Continued

Pledge of Allegiance Gets It Right

Many years ago, when I was growing up as a Muslim-American teen in New York’s Tappan Zee High School, every … Continued