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Ellen Davis unearths an agrarian view of the Bible

DURHAM, N.C. — With her gray hair tied neatly in a bun and her wire-rimmed glasses perched thoughtfully on her … Continued

As Holocaust Museum turns 20, the ranks of survivors dwindle

WASHINGTON — The adult survivors of the Holocaust are mostly gone now, and those who survived as children — and … Continued

Religion not hurting or helping conflict in Middle East

Mideast peace talks resume this week, with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveling to Egypt and Israel for negotiations between … Continued

Dove World Outreach Center’s “theological malpractice”

By Rev. Chuck Currie As the news spread this week about plans by the Dove World Outreach Center’s plans to … Continued

“Shame on you”: religious leaders denounce biogotry against Muslims

The Islamic Society of North America convened a group of American religious leaders, Jewish, Christian and Muslim, at the National … Continued

God’s plan, America’s promise

Today’s guest blogger is Melissa Rogers, who directs the Center for Religion and Public Affairs at the Wake Forest University … Continued

Who wins when the U.S. restricts religious freedom?

Today’s guest blogger is Jim Wallis, the author of Rediscovering Values: On Wall Street, Main Street, and Your Street — … Continued

Oppose intermarriage, but support the intermarried

Chelsea Clinton, raised Methodist, and Marc Mezvinsky, Jewish, will wed this weekend. Statistics show that 37 percent of Americans have … Continued

Gaza solution begins with Hamas

Q: In a statement Monday, Vice President Biden said the U.S. is consulting with other nations “on new ways to … Continued

Faith in God, not the market

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. Some people’s faith in the marketplace is almost religious. It is so … Continued

Sanford and Edwards: Sex, lies and American unreason

There are times when the preoccupation of the media with memoirists ranging from pious self-aggrandizers to the scum of the … Continued

Religion Can, Should Help Decrease Domestic Violence

Many people commit violence and excuse themselves on religious grounds. This is a perversion of the true spirit of religion, … Continued

Obama’s Election: Trust, Hope, Belief

11:00 PM November 4, 2008 and Fox and MSNBC have both projected Barack Obama the winner of Ohio. A son … Continued

Important, but Too Political

Governor Mitt Romney’s speech shows the importance of having a national conversation on religion in public life but it also … Continued

Climate Change: A Moral Imperative to Act

For Pagans, of course, for whom nature is sacred, climate change is an extremely vital concern. Our Goddess is embodied … Continued