Religious Bigotry

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Anti-Christian terror is everyone’s concern

People of all faiths have a responsibility to speak out against Christian persecution.

Rosh Hashanah: The start of a new year for humankind as a whole

REUTERS Jewish worshippers pray at the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem’s Old City Sept. 16, 2012, ahead … Continued

Of Protestants, politicians and power

As the Republicans leave Tampa and the Democrats prepare to gather in Charlotte, one dynamic is immediately clear in both … Continued

Pluralism and prejudice: How conflicts over religious pluralism reveal America’s new ‘Sacred Ground’

The only Protestant running for president in 2012 is President Obama, an American of both a racially and a religiously … Continued

Two Sikh American activists: Let’s retire ‘mistaken identity’

GETTY IMAGES Family and friends and community members gather at Oak Creek High School to mourn the loss of 6 … Continued

Does Romney really have a ‘religion problem’?

BRIAN SNYDER REUTERS Will Romney’s Mormon religion drive a wedge between him and evangelical Christian voters? Last October, socially conservative … Continued

The faux birth control debate

According to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, while most U.S. Catholics support both the new federal directive that … Continued

At CPAC, new kind of culture war

You know things have taken a turn for the dramatic when a Baptist preacher declares, “Thanks to Obama, we are … Continued

At West Point’s prayer breakfast, no room for hate

They’ve done it again. This time the notorious retired Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin was invited to speak at the … Continued

Hindus, Sikhs, Muslims blast Rick Santorum on ‘equality’ comment

Muslims, Sikhs and Hindus are accusing Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum of bigotry and ignorance after he said that “equality” … Continued

Keeping with the mission?

By Matthew Duss In its mission statement, On Faith is described as a forum for “intelligent, informed, eclectic, respectful conversation… … Continued

For American Muslims, a year of living dangerously

Today’s guest blogger is Farhana Khera, the Executive Director of Muslim Advocates, a national legal advocacy and educational organization. As … Continued

Obama and the culture of fear

President Obama’s 10-day Asia trip includes visits to India and Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country. The president chose not … Continued

Shariah law banned in Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s State Question 755, which prohibits state judges from resorting to International Law or the Shariah Law while passing judgments … Continued

The notorious Pastor Terry Jones

So Pastor Terry Jones has decided not to do it. Unless, of course, he does it after all. The burning … Continued

Analogy overkill: justice not healing

After 9/11 President Bush reminded Americans that the attack was the work of a few terrorists and not the Muslim … Continued

Wisdom lacking on all sides in Ground Zero mosque affair

President Obama, after saying that building a mosque at Ground Zero fit our “commitment to religious freedom,” backtracked, saying he … Continued

Who wins when the U.S. restricts religious freedom?

Today’s guest blogger is Jim Wallis, the author of Rediscovering Values: On Wall Street, Main Street, and Your Street — … Continued

Let 9/11 families decide on Ground Zero mosque

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach The cacophony of voices offering their strong opinions on whether the Ground Zero mosque ought to … Continued

Let 9/11 be mourned with monuments and mosques

Should there be a mosque near Ground Zero? It is a wonderful idea to build a mosque near Ground Zero! … Continued