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Does the U.S. have a moral imperative in Syria?

Dec. 8, 2012Seven-year-old Walid, right, is comforted as he mourns a fallen Syrian rebel fighter taken away for burial in … Continued

Does the U.S. have a moral imperative in Syria?

We cannot let “morality” messaging and media spin mislead the American public into a war it doesn’t support.

Where Spock and Kirk bring us OUT of darkness

Spock (Zachary Quinto) and Kirk (Chris Pine) in “Star Trek: Into Darkness.” I’m not a Trekkie. I barely know my … Continued

When Spock and Kirk brought us OUT of darkness

Spock (Zachary Quinto) and Kirk (Chris Pine) in “Star Trek: Into Darkness.” I’m not a Trekkie. I barely know my … Continued

John Bryson Chane: Interfaith work remains important to protect religious minorities

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Egyptian Coptic Christians demonstrate outside the state radio and television building in central Cairo on March 8, 2011, … Continued

Educating fundamentalists

If there is one thing that infuriates defenders of the faiths about atheists, it is that we keep pointing out … Continued

Is the Prophet a founding father?

Mike Huckabee, the conservative former Arkansas governor, this weekend said that he is concerned about Islam’s role in Egypt’s future. … Continued

Feminist Muslims? The view from Bangladesh

The great majority of Bangladesh’s 160 million citizens are Muslims, making it one of the world’s largest Muslim communities. Bengali … Continued

The politics of ignorance: Election 2010

“I am you”–the now-famous line from Delaware Republican senatorial candidate Christine O’Donnell’s campaign ad–exemplifies the marketing of ignorance that lies … Continued

Why God Won’t Go Away: Reflections on the “New Atheism”

By Alister McGrathKing’s College London and Contributor to The term “New Atheism” was invented in 2006. Gary Wolf was … Continued

Bristol and Levi: Poster children for the dumbing down of America

There they are on the cover of Us magazine, a teenage mom who managed to get her high school diploma … Continued

Harris, Hitchens, Dawkins, Dennett: Evangelical atheists?

By: Reza Aslan One cold spring day in London, as I crossed the bustling square at Piccadilly Circus, I looked … Continued

Religious and anti-religious apps for dummies

It seems that some religious fundamentalists are so threatened by atheists, and so befuddled about what to say in reply, … Continued

Hinduism and pluralism

By Padma KuppaInterfaith activist and contributor to ( has just launched a new eleven-week series on the Future of … Continued

Calling for Muslim outrage

Q: What is the obligation of a Western, democratic government to protect individual freedoms in light of a realistic terrorist … Continued

Why we object to Franklin Graham’s Islamophobia

By Mikey WeinsteinPresident and Founder, Military Religious Freedom Foundation Let’s just face it: Franklin Graham is an Islamophobe, an anti-Muslim … Continued

A call for religious diplomacy

Note: Join us at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral for a public dialogue that closes the three-day … Continued

Atheists — naughty and nice — should define themselves

I was somewhat taken aback recently when I found myself on a list of “kinder, gentler atheists”–most of them women–compiled … Continued

The church was too silent in 2009

It is the last day of 2009 and in my mind the most important religious story of the year has … Continued

Thanks, But No Thanks, From A Happy Atheist

Q:What makes the best ‘case for God’ to a skeptic or non-believer, an open-minded seeker, and to a person of … Continued