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The government shutdown and the Golden Rule

Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg As we look at the government shutdown, it is reasonable to ask the question: What is … Continued

America must be better than Guantanamo

A Guantanamo detainee’s feet are shown in this April 27, 2010 file photo. (POOL/REUTERS ) Diane Randall is the executive … Continued

Pastors: Battle to oppose Prince George’s County casinos isn’t over

Jonathan Newton WASHINGTON POST Gov. Martin O’Malley signs the legislation to expand gaming in Maryland along with Senator Robert Garagiola, … Continued

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Six months of back issues are available for purchase by writing to: The Washington Post, Back Copy Department, 1150 15th … Continued

Why ‘I’m a Mormon’?

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI AFP/GETTY IMAGES Ruth Williams hands out programs as she greets those arriving for a Sacrament Meeting of the … Continued

Gandhi goes to Wall Street

Spencer Platt GETTY IMAGES Demonstrators opposed to corporate profits on Wall Street march in the Financial District on September 26, … 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 motivated Portland ‘Christmas tree bomber’?

So what should we make of Mohamed Osman Mohamud, who spoke brightly of committing mass murder at a Christmas tree … Continued

Can a Muslim woman lead prayer services?

Next week I will be in Washington DC to lead the services for Eid ul Adha, the holiday that marks … Continued

Rallying for reason: a little atheism goes a long way

By Fred Edwords We live in a sensitive nation. The very idea that nonbelievers exist here, are open about their … Continued