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Miroslav Volf

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What Makes Life Worth Living? Take a Moment to Ask

(1) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 4:06 PM

When was the last time you sat down, or took a walk, to think about what makes this one life you have meaningful -- what makes it worth living? When was the last time you took a break from solving problems, completing tasks, and pursuing your goals to ask whether...

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Did 9/11 Make Us Morally 'Better'?

(28) Comments | Posted September 7, 2011 | 4:09 PM

When the first plane smashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center I was in the delegates' dining room of the United Nations finishing a talk at the Annual International Prayer Breakfast. My theme was reconciliation. To illustrate just what enmity can bring about, I opened and closed...

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Muslim Radicalization Hearings: A Political Spectacle That Perpetuates Prejudice

(40) Comments | Posted March 9, 2011 | 7:38 PM

This column appears via the Religion News Service.

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King is intent on doing a foolish thing that even former President George W. Bush -- himself no slouch in fighting terrorism -- consistently refused to do.

On Thursday (March 10),...

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Do Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?

(1219) Comments | Posted March 3, 2011 | 10:26 PM

Muslims and Christians can work together to depose dictators and assert the power of the people. We've seen it happen on the Tahrir Square in Cairo during the 2011 revolution in Egypt, with devout Muslims and Coptic Christians protesting side by side. But can Muslims and Christians work together to...

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