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The recent Pew Forum Report, "America's Changing Religious Landscape," does not bode as grimly as many would have the American public believe.
What are the lessons a president should draw from American interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq?
Embracing pseudoscience as the centerpiece of an advertising and branding effort is an act of corporate irresponsibility.
Both Judaism and Christianity have made progress over the centuries in weeding out dualism — reinterpreting their violent scriptural texts and finding resources of "respect for the other."
Much about the justice and unity of our country will depend on the increased ambition of their next iteration.
"Romans Chapter 8 says that creation is moaning, groaning, giving birth. What we are seeing in urban neighborhoods is groaning and pain. If we stay focused, we can give birth to something positive and powerful....
What compels the Clintons to operate so close to the ethical line when public scrutiny is so likely? The best explanation I've heard is that they share an invincible conviction about the goodness of their own m...
The scales of the universe, in the end, come down decisively on the side of love. And we experience it, not like the argument in a book, but like the smile on the face of someone we love. Instead of finding, we...
Why would the Obama administration claim victory in the middle of a sensitive negotiation, in a manner that prods the other side to harden its demands and encourages the unraveling of sanctions?
There is a sense in which reform conservatism can be defined as an update and overhaul of American institutions that were created in the 1930s and the 1960s and are now creaky and fiscally unsustainable.