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Obama advisor Joshua DuBois to leave Office of Faith-based and Neighboorhood Partnerships

Hamil R. Harris TWP Joshua Dubois speaks to ministers at a 2009 D.C. Council reception held in his honor. President … Continued

Obama’s use of Scripture has elements of Lincoln, King

President Obama will publicly take the oath of office with Bibles once owned by his political heroes, Abraham Lincoln and … Continued

Obama hosts Easter prayer breakfast with meditation on suffering

WASHINGTON — President Obama hosted his third annual Easter prayer breakfast at the White House on Wednesday (April 4), saying … Continued

Christians on both sides of budget battle claim to fight for the poor

After this week’s debt-ceiling deal in Congress, trillions of dollars of spending cuts are on the table. New cuts will … Continued

Obama at National Prayer Breakfast: Presidency has ‘deepened my faith’

By Elizabeth Tenety President Obama gave Americans a peek into the spiritual life of a president Thursday, speaking at the … Continued

What Glenn Beck meant about social justice

By Stu Burguiereexecutive producer, The Glenn Beck Program> Like everyone else in America, Glenn Beck thinks “social justice” —if its … Continued

Mindful living, mindful dying

Does end-of-life care prolong life or does it prolong suffering? Should it be a part of health-care reform? 1…. .End-of-life … Continued

Obscure Chapter in Obama Story Comes to Light

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Interesting Religion News Service piece on a previously obscure chapter of President Barack Obama’s professional growth. … Continued

President Obama’s Subdued Religion Seems More Real

President Obama will sign a proclamation Thursday recognizing National Day of Prayer, but he won’t follow President Bush’s practice of … Continued

Sojourners’ Jim Wallis: No Longer a Voice in the Wilderness

Jacqueline L. Salmon Two years ago, attendees to the annual Sojourners conference barely filled the sanctuary of a downtown D.C. … Continued

Obama, McCain, Palin and Religious (In)Tolerance

Ignorance and intolerance of the faiths or lack of faith of others is a huge problem in a world where … Continued

Powell’s Words a Lesson for McCain

It is my belief that John McCain disqualified himself from being an effective leader of this country about a year … Continued

Obama’s Latest Pastor Disaster

By the time you finish watching this YouTube video (which had about 95,000 showings as of this morning) it will … Continued

McCain’s Failed Spiritual Endorsements

Why? Why, I ask, did John McCain disarticulate his presidential campaign from Pastors John Hagee and Rod Parsley last week? … Continued

Pop Quiz: Who Would You Renounce?

Quiz See if you can tell who said what in this list of quotes: Answers at the bottom. 1. After … Continued

More Faith-Based Tomfoolery: McCain And His Anti-Muslim Spiritual Guide

The Question: John McCain’s spiritual guide, televangelist Rod Parsley, calls Islam a “false religion” that should be “destroyed.” Should McCain … Continued

Our Pastor’s Keeper

Much has been made in the past week about the words of the Rev. Jeremiah A.Wright, Jr., Barack Obama’s former … Continued

Spiritual Guidance

The Question: How should Barack Obama have responded to inflammatory remarks made by his former pastor, Dr. Jeremiah Wright? Are … Continued

Spiritual Mentors a Must for 2008

To the best of my knowledge not one of my former students has ever run for president of the United … Continued

Road to Sainthood Paved with Good Publicity

Since I never had a high opinion of Mother Teresa in the first place, this shameless publicity ploy to foster … Continued