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Remembering transgender voices

On Sunday, the Boston-area trans community came together for the 14th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance . This global celebration … Continued

A Jesus economy?

President Obama’s “Buffet Rule,” a plan that would have LEON NEAL AFP/GETTY IMAGES A man dressed as Jesus sits amongst … Continued

Occupy the Bible: Why Jesus is not a ‘free-marketer’

You know #OccupyWallStreet is preoccupying the conservatives when Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council feels he has make the … Continued

Sex and the Anti-Economics of Love

By Tim Muldoon A quick glance around the colliding worlds of the blogosphere and academia reveals an interesting datum: many, … Continued

Wanted: straight Christian allies

By Dr. Steve McSwain Fact: I am a Christian. Fact: I am straight. Fact: For too long, many in the … Continued

Lady Gaga is no Madonna

By Mark Judgeauthor Lady Gaga is no Madonna. That some conservatives are conflating the two performers is yet another sign … Continued

God’s ambitions for us

By John Kasichformer Congressman We know instinctively that life can’t be all about us. We’re hard-wired to understand that self-absorption … Continued

Pope tells priests: Blog for God

By William Wan An interesting message out of the Vatican this weekend (delivered over Pope Benedict XVI’s YouTube channel, no … Continued

When you stop believing — a Christian view

Q: I’ve recently come to realize that I no longer believe in God. Does this make me a bad person? … Continued

United We Serve in the Midst of the Storm

Today’s guest blogger is Meghan Paul-Cook, the Congregational Organizer with the Saint Paul Area Council of Churches. As a tornado … Continued

The Emerging Torah of Same-Sex Sexuality

From a Jewish standpoint, the question would have to be whether a gay man or woman, involved in a sexual … 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

Michael Vick’s Redemption, and Ours

By Michael Brunerreligion professor, Azusa Pacific University The improbable journey on the road to redemption for Michael Vick, from NFL … Continued

We All Prayed

I had the honor of speaking at the Saint Paul Area Council of Churches (SPACC) annual meeting last night. And … Continued

Obama and the Old Guard

So which incident best symbolizes the Old Guard’s view of Barack Obama – Jesse Jackson saying he wants to cut … Continued

Believing In Things Unseen Is Not Delusion

I am honored to be here tonight, and I thank my friend Cal Thomas for the invitation. I am, as … Continued