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The Promise of Prosperity: A Q&A with Max Lucado

Popular author of “Glory Days” talks stalled-out Christians, Bible meditation, and defining prosperity.

How Millennial Evangelicals See the Israeli-Palestine Conflict

Millennial Christians are developing views of Israel that are distinct from their parents’ pro-Israel perspective. Here’s why.

Is it funny to be Jewish? Is it Jewish to be funny?

Sept. 4, 2013Communal Tallits are laid in the lobby for visitors to the Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C. The … Continued

50 years later: Dream. Vision. March.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Nikki Kahn THE WASHINGTON POST) Yesterday a great crowd gathered on the … Continued

What Martin Luther King, Jr. did in Birmingham Jail: The prophet unbound

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. was finishing up the “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” The “letter” was his answer … Continued

End of the world? Awaken whatever dream you’ve been putting off!

AP People raise their hands during a ceremony on Dec. 6, 2012, by Mayan sages in Bacuranao, Cuba. From Russia … Continued

Hispanics and values: How the GOP and the DNC address Hispanic issues

REUTERS Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to the Hispanic Leadership Network in Miami on Jan. … Continued

We can learn from Wade Michael Page

Mario Tama GETTY IMAGES Supporters gather during a candlelight vigil in Union Square for victims of the Wisconsin Sikh temple … Continued

First lady urges civic engagement among AME Church members

“And I want you to think of the stories in the Bible about folks like Abel and Noah; folks like … Continued

Sister Farley’s revenge: Want to popularize a book? Ban it.

From papyrus to vellum to paper to e-books, two principles of publishing have not changed over the centuries: 1. Churches … Continued

Lent in a time of a Catholic culture war

It seems like Ash Wednesday came early this year; I feel like I have been swallowing ash for weeks, anyway. … Continued

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s call

Jacquelyn Martin AP Visitors gather at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, for … Continued

Truth and freedom: a just peace paradigm shift

In light of the continuing political uprising throughout the Middle East, American leaders are reported to be recalculating their approach … Continued

Christmas after leaving the church

By Randy Roberts Potts When I was a kid in the 1980s, I attended a small Evangelical Christian school for … Continued

American exceptionalism: useless, potentially dangerous

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

What is a menorah?

You’ve got Hanukkah questions, On Faith has answers. Rabbi Brad Hirschfield answers your questions about the holiday: Q) What is … Continued

Attack on the legitimacy of the Jewish state demands pope’s response

By Rabbi Cooper On March 26, 2000, Pope John Paul II stepped up to the Western Wall, the symbol of … Continued

Biblical precedent in Israeli settlement freeze

By Rabbi Marvin Hier The current impasse over inserting pre-conditions between Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Abbas over what it … Continued

On civil religion and Glenn Beck

In the wake of his weekend rally, Glenn Beck kept up the drumbeat of criticism about President Obama’s religion, calling … Continued

Glenn Beck and the restoration of American civil religion

By Amarnath Amarasingam  Ever since sociologist Robert Bellah wrote “Civil Religion in America” in 1967, the concept has become one … Continued