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Heaven Exists. Or Does it?

One of the most popular books of the 12th century — what might be called medieval infotainment — was “The … Continued

Little-known Swedenborg gets fresh look in new book

WASHINGTON — William Blake, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Martin Luther King Jr. and even Helen Keller all found something to like … Continued

11/11/11: A powerful code

November 11, 2011 is a fascinating date for many people. There are reports of an increase in weddings planned for … 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

A nun’s tale

By William Dalrymplewriter and historian (Adapted by the author from his book “Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in … Continued

Practical prayer to the rescue

Jesus Christ was the master of practical, successful prayer and demonstrated how great an impact for good his form of … Continued

We are the caretakers of the universe

Q: The catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a widening environmental, economic and political crisis. Is it … Continued

Profaning creation

Q: The catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a widening environmental, economic and political crisis. Is it … Continued

My deepest faith in what I cannot imagine

Q:What is your vision of heaven? What images – from Scripture, tradition, culture or your personal experience – best describe … Continued

Haiti and how we respond to suffering

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued