More on Religious Claims

Pope Francis: A Jesuit self in the world

In the scramble to read the signs of how a little-known Argentine Jesuit might change the papacy, the pundits have … Continued

As HHS birth control mandate comes into effect, religious freedom flounders

ERIC GAILLARD REUTERS A woman holds a birth control pill. These tiny pills are now at the heart of an … Continued

Fortnight for Freedom: In Catholic campaign, what does freedom mean?

TAMI CHAPPELL REUTERS Archbishop of New York Timothy Dolan holds up a foam finger promoting “A Fortnight for Freedom” conference … Continued

Why claims of conscience matter

Lest we forget, our Framers put religious liberty, or freedom of conscience, first on the list of fundamental rights protected … Continued

Religion: the ultimate tyranny

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

Getting Linker’s “Religious Test” wrong

Unorthodoxy By Patrick J. Deneen Damon Linker – former editor of “First Things” and author of the book Theocons – … Continued

Pressing beyond “niceness”

Q: Are all religions the same? The Dalai Lama, who just celebrated his 75th birthday, often refers to the ‘oneness’ … Continued

Wicked faith

Q: Can you be a feminist and oppose abortion in all circumstances? Can you be a person of faith and … Continued

Fort Hood: A crime or act of war?

By Ariel Glucklichprofessor of theology, Georgetown University The recent tragic events at Fort Hood made me think of the 2004 … Continued

Male Authority Posing as Divine Authority

Former president Jimmy Carter and other world leaders issued this statement: “The justification of discrimination against women and girls on … Continued