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The Islam that empowers women

On International Women’s Day, this series answering, “Is religion good for women?” runs in collaboration with the Tony Blair Faith … Continued

AIPAC leaves many questions on Iran, Israel

Rick Santorum at the AIPAC annual conference. / Getty Rick Santorum at the AIPAC annual policy conference.  Should we bomb … Continued

Egypt’s elections and the risky rule of God

ODD ANDERSEN AFP/GETTY IMAGES An Egyptian flag is placed next to the flag of the Freedom and Justice Party, founded … Continued

Breaking children’s spirits in God’s name

“To Train Up a Child” is the revealing title of an authoritarian child-rearing manual, written by a right-wing evangelical pastor … Continued

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What have we learned about religion post-9/11?

As the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks approached, On Faith reached out to some of the world’s most influential religious leaders and thinkers to ask about faith in a post-attack world.

It is like fist fights between two blind men

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

Writing about Beck: God made me do it

I wasn’t planning to write about the Glenn Beck rally on the National Mall on Saturday but then I felt … Continued

Christians must reject “Burn a Quran Day”

By Jennifer S. Bryson “Burn a Quran Day” is how a church in Florida is preparing to mark the ninth … Continued

All religions not same to you

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

Secular roots of religious violence

By Philip Jenkinsauthor When Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams meets with clergy furious over his church’s sexual liberalism, he might expect … Continued