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Life after suicide: Frank Page’s new mission

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The gospel roots of the’Godmother of rock’n’ roll’

Before Elvis and Chuck Berry and Johnny Cash. Before Aretha and Whitney and Beyonce. Before the blues met gospel and … Continued

We aren’t at their mercy as much as they (or we) think we are

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Born again, or born anew?

This is the story of a fundamentalist Christian, turned decidedly … unfundamentalist. For a long time, the “certainties” of religious … Continued

‘Bachmann affair’ on Clinton aide Abedin is a wake-up call

STEVE MARCUS REUTERS Democratic presidential candidate US Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) waves to the crowd with her personal assistant Huma … Continued

‘Holy Terror’: Holy war is waging against sexual minorities

Gays are not ruining the fabric of American society. Rather, anti-gay fundamentalist Christians are. Take a deep breath. These are … Continued

Why we are all Catholics now

Beck meets the newly elevated Cardinal Timothy Dolan in the Vatican. I am a proud member of the Church of … Continued

What the devil?

Satan made an appearance on “Saturday Night Live” last week, all duded up in his red tie and cape, to … Continued

Southern Sudan: welcome to the newest country in the world

A new sign greets passengers disembarking from the flight that carried them to Juba International Airport. The message is simple … Continued

Selective highlighting of scriptures has gone viral

2011 began with some bleak news for Muslim-Christian relations around the world.Recent attacks against churches in Iraq, Nigeria and Egypt … Continued