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How to counter violent extremism

Dec. 8, 2012Seven-year-old Walid, right, is comforted as he mourns a fallen Syrian rebel fighter taken away for burial in … Continued

Back to school, putting a face to another’s faith

(istockphoto) No quick fix diplomatic or military will dissolve the centuries of distrust and rivalry that fuel the sectarian conflict … Continued

What Tony Blair meant about Islam

(Photo credit: Patrick McMullan) Globalization will be the greatest force for good in the 21st century, but it will also … Continued

Dear Tony Blair: Islam is not the problem

(Photo credit: Patrick McMullan) In response to the continuing pedophilia epidemic which has rocked the Catholic Church around the world … Continued

Tony Blair: Terrorism, extremism point to ‘a problem within Islam’

Former British prime minister Tony Blair. (Photo credit: Patrick McMullan) Former British prime minister Tony Blair wrote Sunday in the … Continued

Carey: ‘Search For Common Ground is a light in a dark world but the light it gives is hope’

I first came into contact with John and Susan Collin Marks, the visionary leadership of Search for Common Ground some … Continued

National Prayer Breakfast marks 60 years

This post has been updated 2-2-12 The football Super Bowl is Sunday, but for those who live at the intersection … Continued

Timeline: From Pope Benedict XVI in Turkey to Rick Perry’s prayer rally

Five years ago at On Faith’s launch, Sally Quinn and Jon Meacham wrote that religion’s role is both pervasive and … Continued

Why the world needs faith

There will be no peace in our world without an understanding of the place of religion within it. The past … Continued

My five lessons from On Faith

It was five years ago this month that we launched On Faith. The idea was to inform and educate about … Continued

Michele Bachmann and anti-HPV vaccine unreason

Chris Carlson AP Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., speaks during the California Republican Party Fall Convention dinner in … Continued

Remaking the world after 9/11

It makes no difference who you are or what your job was, we all recall what we were doing when … Continued

Joel Osteen on 9/11: ‘Faith is about trusting God when you have unanswered questions’

A Q and A between On Faith’s Sally Quinn and Joel Osteen, the bestelling Christian author and pastor of Lakewood … Continued

What is the 9/11 Unity Walk?

As a lifelong interfaith junkie, I remember attending an interesting annual event a few years ago called the 9/11 Unity … Continued

What Have We Learned About Religion Post-9/11?

Some of the world’s most influential religious leaders and thinkers talk about faith in a post-9/11 world.

9/11 destruction allowed us to spiritually rebuild

Ira Block Badge from fire helmet discovered in the debris post 9/11/01. The calamity of September 11th, 2001 has cast … Continued

Faith in the Philippines

The Philippines is in many ways the perfect place to explore the complexities surrounding the relationship between faith and globalization, … Continued

What will America learn today about Obama’s faith?

By Michelle Boorstein President Barack Obama, speaking at the 2010 National Prayer Breakfast. Is today the day America will get … Continued

Arizona shootings: Why did God allow it?

By Julia DuinA woman takes part in a prayer vigil in response to Saturday’s shooting of U.S Representative Gabrielle Giffords … Continued

Debating Tony Blair on faith

Last week, atheist author Christopher Hitchens debated the merits of religion with former British prime minister Tony Blair, who converted … Continued