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Can a Christian be a libertarian?

Charlie Neibergall AP U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, speaks during a news conference at his newly opened Iowa campaign office, … Continued

Inquisitorial exceptionalism

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

Analogy overkill: justice not healing

After 9/11 President Bush reminded Americans that the attack was the work of a few terrorists and not the Muslim … Continued

Reason is the star of “Agora”

If, like me, you have an atavistic hunger for cinematic epics set in the ancient world but are sick of … Continued

Religious groups react to tough Arizona immigration law

A wide range of religious leaders are speaking out about Arizona’s new immigration law, the strictest in the nation. The … Continued

Everyday Iraqis hope for peace and stability

By John FilsonMennonite Central Committee Iraqis say Allah kareem (God is generous) as a way of expressing trust in the … Continued

Red Tories and tea parties

Unorthodoxy By Patrick J. Deneen On the evening of Thursday, March 18, and much of the following Friday afternoon, there … Continued

Health Care Too Great a Good for Caesar

Health-care reform is an economic, political and medical issue. But On Faith panelist and evangelical leader Jim Wallis says it’s … Continued

Let A Thousand Weddings Bloom

New Hampshire became the sixth state to let gay couples wed. The new law was approved after revisions exempted members … Continued

Obama’s Speech Made Us Safer

On Thursday, President Obama made his speech to the Arab world in Cairo, a speech that did what he does … Continued