Religious Fervor

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Former ‘Jesus freak’ traces the evolution of Christian rock

Bob Gersztyn owned a fine collection of 300 rock’n’ roll albums in 1971, the year he accepted Jesus Christ as … Continued

The key to entrepreneurial success

Some enterprises, like tech start-ups, are all dream and no structure. A founder’s dream of making a world-changing product compels … Continued

No man (or nation) is an island

NEW YORK — Manhattan was a traffic nightmare as the United Nations General Assembly was in session and security precautions … Continued

Bill Maher mocks Tim Tebow’s faith in controversial tweet

© Fred Prouser / Reuters REUTERS Comedian Bill Maher’s controversial tweet about Jesus and Tim Tebow has some calling for … Continued

Is a balanced budget a moral issue?

Wrangling in Washington over the national debt has featured speeches and sound-bytes from right and left, from the president on … Continued

New York is experiencing a faith revival

The proposed mosque and Islamic center near Ground Zero is in the news again. Word is that differences between the … Continued

Tea-publicans and the Know-Nothing recycle

The Tea Party paints itself as something new in American politics: it is not. United States’ history has always harbored … Continued

No more victories for Bin Laden

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

Walking together

Today’s guest blogger is Jeff Pollet, a technical writer who lives in Oakland, Calif. He occasionally blogs about men and … Continued


By Austin Daceyauthor Have you listened to music today? If so, it probably did not occur to you that you … Continued

American foreign policy’s God gap

By David Waters American foreign policy is handicapped by a God gap, a narrow, ill-informed and “uncompromising Western secularism” that … Continued

Rediscovering Athens and Jerusalem

The American Declaration of Independence is wise when it appeals both to the truths of nature and nature’s God. Without … Continued

Saving a Drowning Girl

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall As the G8 meeting took place in Italy last week, three different voices spoke … Continued

As Obama Knows, Religious Conflict Is Rarely About Religion

By Robert WrightSenior fellow, New America Foundation President Obama seems determined to resolve what may be the most momentous issue … Continued

Stop Associating Terrorism With Faith

The taking of human lives, in any instance, is a crime against the human family and should not be tolerated. … Continued

The American Spiritual Bazaar: Something For Everyone

The Pew Forum’s survey of the American religious landscape, with its finding that one out of four Americans have switched … Continued

Strong on Inspiration, Soft on Faith

I like Barack Obama. A lot. If he wins the nomination I will vote for him come November. If anyone … Continued

Obama’s Hope is Secular

In the last chapter of the early 1st century rabbinic work, Mishnah Yoma, Rabbi Akiva is teaching about the public … Continued

Obama Taps Into Spiritual Hunger

Do I believe that Barack Obama elicits religious fervor among his followers? The fact that the question is asked would … Continued

The Thing with Feathers

Emily Dickinson called hope “the thing with feathers that perches in the soul”. For those impatient of poetry and who … Continued