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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

The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart on Ground Zero cross

BEBETO MATTHEWS ASSOCIATED PRESS All hands stretch towards a steel beam cross as Rev. Brian Jordan, center, applies holy water … Continued

Atheist group’s frivolous lawsuit aims to bar ‘cross’ from 9/11 museum

CHIP EAST REUTERS The World Trade Center Cross, made of intersecting steel beams found in the rubble of buildings destroyed … Continued

Inspiration: flipping the religion news stories of 2010

As voted by the Religion Newswriters Association’s members, among the year’s most consequential religion newsmakers were Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, … Continued

Faith-based fear in debates about Islam

By Becky Garrison Close to nine years after the attacks on September 11th, a gaping hole in Lower Manhattan where … Continued

Reading Lincoln at Ground Zero

By Gustav Niebuhr One of the astonishing aspects of the public fight over whether to allow private citizens to open … Continued

Intolerance and Islam since 9/11

Martin Luther King Jr. once said that time is neutral – it can be used either destructively or constructively. The … Continued

Freedom of religion: having the courage of our convictions

The true of test of whether this country is really the “land of the free” is when we do or … Continued

The great “Ground Zero mosque” hoax

Anyone paying attention the last couple of weeks has heard multiple reports about plans to build a mosque at Ground … Continued

‘Un-Christ-like’ intolerance of Cordoba House

Today’s guest blogger is Skye Jethani: an ordained pastor, the managing editor of Leadership Journal (a publication of Christianity Today), … Continued

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No ‘Megamosque’ Near Ground Zero

The time for double standards that allow Islamists to behave aggressively toward us while they demand our weakness and submission is over.