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Beyond faith in guns

Scott Olson GETTY IMAGES Students learn how to grip a pistol during an NRA Basic Pistol Course at Freddie Bear … Continued

Lacking faith in government

you’re not supposed to know about. A handful of influencers convened in a secluded location to meet privately with a … Continued

Having faith in Haiti

By Uma Viswanathan Today, on the first anniversary of Haiti’s devastating earthquake, I am reminded of a popular Haitian spiritual: … 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

Examining us examining Hasan

I said two prayers when I saw the initial reports: the first for the dead and suffering, the second about … Continued

Shootings will promote more bigotry

I was saddened by news that some Muslim mosques have been threatened in the aftermath of yesterday’s shooting at Fort … Continued

Random violence, shared responsibility

The tragedy at Fort Hood yesterday was heart-wrenching and horrific; but it was mind-numbingly familiar. Another spasm of violence at … Continued

Beheading and Religious Profiling

American Muslim leaders have been quick to condemn the beheading of a woman by her Muslim husband in Buffalo, saying … Continued

Looking at Norris

There is so much to say, I imagine. Today is about remembrance, recognition, and community. It is about pain and … Continued

From Virginia Tech, with Love, Sorrow, Despair

I got the news on my phone, an e-mail with a link from a friend. Reading the URL, I scanned … Continued