More on Specific Religion

What Islamists and nontheists have in common

Apparently, it’s not only politics that make strange bedfellows, but religion (and the struggle against it) which does as well. … Continued

Why all religions aren’t equally dangerous

What do atheists think about specific religions, as distinct from all religion? One of the most common accusations leveled against … Continued

Keeping faith with faith-based initiative

By Melissa Rogersmember, Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships People interested in the church-state aspects of government partnerships with … Continued

Atheism is also a religion for many

The American Humanist Association has a real problem with the public expression of religion. Yet, it’s website says the organization … Continued

Serious Flaws in Textbook Adoption Process

The Texas Board of Education, the nation’s second largest purchaser of public school textbooks, is revising its K-12 social studies … Continued

Obama’s Shameful Leno Quip

By Shmuel HerzfeldRabbi of Ohev Sholom — The National Synagogue President Obama was only joking last week when he quipped … Continued

Pope Benedict and American Catholicism: On The Titanic’s Deck

The Question: What can Pope Benedict XVI say and do to repair the growing rifts between the Vatican, the clergy … Continued

Embracing our Differences in a Pluralistic Nation

Certainly, I agree with the Dalai Lama’s statement that “All major religious traditions carry basically the same message: That is … Continued

God’s Enemies Are More Honest Than His Friends

For better or worse, I am partly responsible for the recent emergence of “atheism” as a topic of conversation. This … Continued

Are We Hard-Wired for God?

We humans are hard-wired for religion just as we are for language, but not for “God” any more than for … Continued