More on Religious Movements

Why Ross Douthat thinks we’re ‘a nation of heretics’

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat doesn’t mince words in his new book “Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation … Continued

Has religion made the world less safe?

The Bible depicts a world that, seen through modern eyes, is staggering in its savagery. People enslave, rape, and murder … Continued

Rev. Mariann Budde reaching out for a more vital Episcopal Church

Is the Right Rev. Mariann Budde the woman to save the Episcopal Church? On meeting her, you’d hope so. Bright-eyed, … Continued

Portugal in Africa

Relationships between Africa and Europe are complicated, witness the tense standoff now unfolding in Cote d’Ivoire. Even decades after independence, … Continued

God’s hand was in the establishment of the United States

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

We need more faith and more reason

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

Atheism and the Tea Party

What is the Tea Party? Is it “a recession-era version of the religious right? ” Is it something else? And … Continued

India’s spiritual entrepreneurs

By Katherine Marshall FAITH IN ACTION When British businessmen and civil servants arrived in India in the 19th Century, they … 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

End times theology in the age of Obama

By Amarnath Amarasingam Kenneth Alex Randolf is a fifty-six year old former lawyer living in Seattle. When Barack Obama announced … Continued