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What’s a Christian theologian doing at a conference on secularism?

As a Christian theologian, I gladly accepted the invitation to speak at the conference “Secularism on the Edge: The Church … Continued

Beyond faith in guns

Scott Olson GETTY IMAGES Students learn how to grip a pistol during an NRA Basic Pistol Course at Freddie Bear … Continued

Sandy Hook: never again

The tragedy of Sandy Hook was stunning in its human face, the faces of first-graders and their teachers. In the … Continued

Eliminating workplace discrimination brings us closer to the values of our nation

AP The U.S. Capitol seen in the reflecting pool on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 12, 2010. In June, … Continued

The Consequences Of Shattering A Faith Glass Ceiling

The economic situation in the country is affecting us all; and those affected the most are hit hardest. “Around 14 … Continued

Poll: U.S. Muslims optimistic about future

Jahi Chikwendiu WASHINGTON POST Maryam, 2, plays with her baby sister, Tasneem, 8 months. Ibraham Moiz, their father, is a … Continued

Proposition 8 ruling in California: religion roundup

By Elizabeth Tenety Religion roundup on Prop 8 ruling: In the immediate aftermath of Wednesday’s ruling that deemed Proposition 8, … Continued

Keeping faith with faith-based initiative

By Melissa Rogersmember, Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships People interested in the church-state aspects of government partnerships with … Continued

Abolishing the death penalty

By Rev. Geoffrey Black, Rev. Linda Jaramillo, and Rabbi David Saperstein Many December holidays – Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa alike … Continued

Need for a Muslim-Jewish alliance

Today’s guest blogger is Joshua M.Z. Stanton, co-editor of the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue™ and a rabbinical student at Hebrew … Continued

The new interfaith leaders

Last week, Interfaith Youth Core held our sixth conference on interfaith work, Leadership for a Religiously Diverse World. At the … Continued

A call for civility and an end to ‘Nazi’ rhetoric

By Welton Gaddy, others A group of prominent faith leaders brought together by Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy, President of … Continued

Update: Religious Health Care Supporters Launching Campaign

By William Wan In the latest escalation of health care battle, faith leaders supporting the health care reform announced Friday … Continued

Religious Group Sets Up

By William Wan In the tradition of YouTube presidential debates and American Idol-type participation for the masses, a Jewish religious … Continued

Obama Officials Lobby Reform Jews

By Jacqueline L. Salmon The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism is hot right now. At its biannual conference in … Continued

Health Workers and Religious Exemptions

By Michelle Boorstein Well, President Obama’s faith outreach team says they welcome disparate viewpoints. A group of faith leaders, including … Continued

Faith Leaders Meet at White House

By Michelle Boorstein Who knows how long it will last, but there’s a love fest underway today on Pennsylvania Avenue … Continued

Obama’s Patchwork Heritage and Worldview

Harvard professor Howard Gardner says that leaders do two important things: tell a powerful story to their audience, and embody … Continued

Revitalizing Jewish Activism: Nov 23, Jews Uniting to End the War & Heal America

On Sunday, November 23, The Shalom Center and the Workmen’s Circle will hold an action gathering in New York City: … Continued

An Elegant Way to Pray in Jesus’ Name

A minor controversy has arisen over the ending of the Rev. Joel Hunter’s beautiful benediction at the Democratic Convention’s conclusion … Continued