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The Values Voter Summit Doesn’t Own God

I cringe as I listen to speeches invoking God’s name on behalf of political agendas.

Joseph Ratzinger, the last of the traditional popes

Pope Benedict XVI battled severe headwinds during his eight-year reign as pontiff. The first was simply his age and physical … Continued

The politicization of tragedy

AP Rain soaks parts of a memorial to the Newtown shooting victims in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn., … Continued

Debate challenge: Connecting with the misunderstood white working-class

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in Manhattanon Sept. 25, 2012. (Photo by … Continued

Saving the lives of Syria’s refugees

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Syrian refugee children stand in a hall of the Altinozu camp in Hatay city in Turkey, located on … Continued

Motive unknown in shooting at Family Research Council headquarters

WASHINGTON — A security guard is recovering after he was shot Wednesday morning (Aug. 15) in the headquarters of the … Continued

‘Chick fil-A Appreciation Day’ announced by Mike Huckabee

Tim Carman/The Washington Post The Chick-fil-A sandwich doesn’t come these days without a healthy heaping of the culture wars. When … Continued

Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a (Hindu) match

LOS ANGELES — Kamna Mittal and her husband moved to the Bay Area soon after they were married in India … Continued

The new evangelical vote

White evangelical voters just aren’t as predictable as they used to be. That’s the news out of Iowa – and … Continued

The Christian case for Mormon values

With former Utah governor Jon Huntsman and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney both believed to be gearing up for a … Continued

Season for Jews, Christians and Muslims to look back at 2010

By HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan Amman – At the time of Eid ul-Adha, which marks the … Continued

End of the Culture War?

UnorthodoxyPatrick J. Deneen In his most recent column in the New York Times, Ross Douthat argues that the longstanding narrative … Continued

India’s spiritual entrepreneurs

By Katherine Marshall FAITH IN ACTION When British businessmen and civil servants arrived in India in the 19th Century, they … Continued

We are the Tea Party

Delaware GOP Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell this weekend attended the annual conservative Values Voters summit in Washington, DC. There, she … Continued

On Churches and Dictators: The Pope Comes to Britain

By Eric Heinze If Pope Benedict XVI doesn’t go down as one of history’s most beloved pontiffs, he’ll certainly go … Continued

Religious freedom officials enter Ground Zero debate

By Michelle Boorstein What position — if any — should members of America’s primary government body dedicated to religious freedom … Continued

No more victories for Bin Laden

President Obama, after saying that building a mosque at Ground Zero fit our “commitment to religious freedom,” backtracked, saying he … Continued

Wisdom lacking on all sides in Ground Zero mosque affair

President Obama, after saying that building a mosque at Ground Zero fit our “commitment to religious freedom,” backtracked, saying he … Continued

Jesus prayer opens Texas textbook meeting

By David Waters Friday’s meeting of the Texas Board of Education, charged with revising the state’s social studies curriculum, began … Continued

Final exam for American history textbooks in Texas

By David Waters The Texas Board of Education is considering today a number of final revisions to its new social … Continued