Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

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‘If we don’t speak out, sin multiplies’

GETTY IMAGES People walk by a controversial ad, which has already been defaced, that condemns radical Islam in a New … Continued

Karen Klein morality play: Forgiveness for the bus bullies?

AP AP Bullied bus monitor Karen Klein speaks during an interview, Thursday, June 21, 2012, in Greece, N.Y. First we … Continued

5 questions with Dr. Cornel West on Occupy Wall Street

The following is excerpted from a recent interview between On Faith’s Sally Quinn and Dr. Cornel West. A full transcript … Continued

People of faith just as fed up as nonbelievers

This weekend, Jon Stewart is holding “a rally to restore sanity” on the mall, two months after Glenn Beck’s religion-infused … Continued

Can I get an amen? What to preach about 9/11 this year

Some Christian pastors have emailed me that they are worried about what to preach this year on the Sunday that … Continued

A Rosh Hashanah resolution for Labor Day: helping workers

By Jeremy Burton This September 8th at sundown Jewish communities around the world will begin our celebration of Rosh Hashanah, … Continued

Beck vs. King

Some may call it rich, but I’m happy if Glenn Beck wants to spread the message of Martin Luther King … Continued

OYL! — Corruption, the Spirit, the Earth and us

Three months! — and it is even clearer now we are facing not an oil “spill” in the Gulf, the … Continued

From Eden to the Gulf: Abundance, greed and disaster

Just as the oil blowout in the Gulf grew from Big Oil’s unwillingness to restrain itself from gobbling up even … Continued

God is Concerned with Life’s Trivialities

Health-care reform is an economic, political and medical issue. But On Faith panelist and evangelical leader Jim Wallis says it’s … Continued

When Hate Groups Do Good

Members of the National Socialist Movement, a neo-Nazi group, not only participate in the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Adopt-a-Highway program, … Continued

There Will Be Generations

I recently saw Schindler’s List again. Even though I knew what was coming, I couldn’t help but avert my eyes … Continued

The Legacy of King’s Letter

Today’s guest blogger is Angie Chan, a senior Linguistics Major at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, … Continued


Relearning Heschel, Rebirthing King, Re-Inaugurating America In mid-January, several sacred American times will flow together in a way that invites … Continued

Jan 19-20: MLK Day & Inauguration Day

Relearning Heschel, Rebirthing King, Re-Inaugurating America: Celebrating the Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King As a new government takes office, … Continued

King, Moses and Midrash

Death and Resurrection? Christian theology, of course, centers on that rhythm. Traditional Jewish prayer books also praise the God Who … Continued

Faith and Interfaith in New Orleans

When Nancy Murray and Erik Schwarz (a couple I know personally and admire a great deal) came back to New … Continued

Religious Extremists Have a Media Strategy

The best insight I got into religion and the media came from ESPN News last football season. A Sports Center … Continued

Congress Needs an Interfaith Caucus

The National Prayer Breakfast, an annual gathering of inspiring speeches and solemn moments of silence, recently drew President Bush and … Continued