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India’s Hindu, Muslim clashes explored in traveling U.S. exhibit

Zarina. Dividing Line, 2001. UCLA Hammer Museum. Photo: Robert Wedemeyer. Courtesy: Art Institute of Chicago. Political parties in India are … Continued

Chelsea Clinton to promote interfaith work at NYU

WASHINGTON — Chelsea Clinton is wearing a new professional hat, one that will take her into a religious direction. The … Continued

The problem of Daniel Pearl’s Mormon baptism

A simmering interreligious controversy resurfaced recently with the news that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had posthumously … Continued

Hindus, Sikhs, Muslims blast Rick Santorum on ‘equality’ comment

Muslims, Sikhs and Hindus are accusing Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum of bigotry and ignorance after he said that “equality” … Continued

Does it matter if Herman Cain had an affair?

As new allegations against Herman Cain emerge, the nagging question about politicians and sexual misconduct come to the fore: Does … Continued

MLK memorial ‘holy ground’ for many

Nikki Kahn THE WASHINGTON POST The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is shown in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, July 16, … Continued

Obama’s Easter prayer: ‘There’s something about the resurrection’

On the morning of April 19, 2011, President Obama hosted the second annual Easter Prayer Breakfast. “I wanted to host … Continued

Beyond this election: tears to wter the wellsprings of new life

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Witchcraft becomes a campaign issue

By Elizabeth Tenety Something is brewing in the state of Delaware. In what might be a first for American politics, … Continued

Restoring ethics in India

By Katherine MarshallFAITH IN ACTION Delhi is buzzing these days about the construction delays and shoddy work that have put … Continued

Real witchcraft deserves respect –not O’Donnell’s dabbling

Whatever Christine O’Donnell may have dabbled in, it wasn’t Witchcraft. As someone who is openly and publicly a Witch myself … Continued

The Aim of the Spiritual Journey Is To Survive!

The 18th century Hasidic mystic Rebbe Nachman of Breslov once said to his disciples: “Behold! I am taking you on … Continued

For Quakers, life is a highway

In the memoir Eat, Pray, Love, writer Elizabeth Gilbert gives up her entire way of life to spend a year … Continued

Murder in the name of honor and caste

By Aseem Shukla A story of ill fated love has been playing out in the Indian media and interest has … Continued

A prince, not a theologian

Speaking before the Oxford Center for Islamic Studies, Prince Charles of England declared that “the Islamic world is the custodian … Continued

Young Muslim voices: Who is at the helm?

By Anas CanonArtistic director and executive producer, Remarkable Current I have found that the lens that is used by those … Continued

From Eden to the Gulf: Abundance, greed and disaster

Just as the oil blowout in the Gulf grew from Big Oil’s unwillingness to restrain itself from gobbling up even … Continued

Shukla and Chopra: The Great Yoga Debate

On April 18, On Faith panelist Aseem Shukla wrote an essay on yoga’s American popularity and Hindu heritage. On April … Continued

Yoga belongs to all of us

Although Prof. Aseem Shukla has got the bit between his teeth, I doubt that there’s much enthusiasm for his ideas. … Continued

Dr. Chopra: Honor thy heritage

Deepak Chopra’s rejoinder to my column on the appropriation of yoga presents a veritable feast of delicious irony. Indeed, Chopra … Continued