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How Muslims can stop the next terror attack

A mourner reacts during a candlelight vigil in the aftermath of Monday’s (Matt Rourke/AP ) A cacophony of pain and … Continued

The biggest threat of all

Of all the ugliness in Election 2012, nothing is more disturbing than attempts to prevent people from voting. Voter suppression … Continued

Honda: Anti-jihad ads reminiscent of McCarthyism

Astrid Riecken FOR THE WASHINGTON POST Controversial posters on the Israel Palestinian conflict are placed at Georgia Avenue Metro stop … Continued

NYPD’s Muslim surveillance extended well beyond New York

NEWARK, N.J. — The report was stamped top secret. Inside was a confidential dossier compiled by the New York Police … Continued

How Penn State made me lose faith in my parents’ generation

Matt Rourke Associated Press People gather in front of the Old Main building for a candlelight vigil on the Penn … Continued

On Muslims, King has reached his own fact-less conclusion

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, will begin holding hearings Thursday on “the extent of … Continued

Keep the focus on candidates’ capabilities, not their faith

With former Utah governor Jon Huntsman and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney both believed to be gearing up for a … Continued

Faith should inspire us and democracy should guide us

Mike Huckabee, the conservative former Arkansas governor, this weekend said that he is concerned about Islam’s role in Egypt’s future. … Continued

The Constitution is not an idol

In battling the right-wing argument that the framers of the Constitution never intended to separate church and state because the … Continued

Balancing faith with the Constitution

In recent debates between tea party endorsed Senate candidates and their Democratic opponents, faith has emerged as a campaign issue. … Continued

Dragging religion through the political mud

In recent debates between tea party endorsed Senate candidates and their Democratic opponents, faith has emerged as a campaign issue. … Continued

Faith: the strongest motive to serve

In recent debates between tea party endorsed Senate candidates and their Democratic opponents, faith has emerged as a campaign issue. … Continued

Obama the Christian: the “religious test” for high office

By Gustav Niebuhr Wasn’t it only a month ago that the Pew Research Center announced its finding that nearly one … Continued

Nikki Haley’s confession of faith

By David Waters Nikki Haley, the Sarah Palin-endorsed, scandal-hounded, Sikh-turned-Methodist who finished first Tuesday in a contentious South Carolina Republican … Continued

“No religious test” should mean no religious test

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Still no religion test

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Banks as good neighbors

By Lucy Kolin pastor, Resurrection Lutheran Church in Oakland, Calif. As a parish pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in … Continued

No religious test for office, including Supreme Court justice

I have been asked on several occasions both by members of the media and private individuals about whether I was … Continued

Corruption: myths and solutions

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall Confronting corruption is not a good path to popularity. Sparks flew between Kabul and … Continued

Time for the church to clean house

This week on MSNBC I said that I thought that the latest crisis in the Catholic Church was the Vatican’s … Continued