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Cain and Abel

Colin Kaepernick And The God Of The Oppressed

Chris Fici | Posted 12.01.2016 | Sports
Chris Fici

The great Jewish rabbi and theologian Abraham Joshua Heschel said of his time marching with civil rights warriors and prophets in Selma that "I learne...

Here's What Happens When Things Fall Apart

Off The Shelf | Posted 08.22.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Tolani Osan | Off the Shelf On a Sunday afternoon, I read the heartrending climax of Chigozie Obioma's debut novel, The Fishermen, breathlessly. W...

The Four-Letter Word HATE

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 11.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Toepperwein

(DISCLAIMER: This is the most hate-filled post I will ever write. But it is a topic that needs addressing.) "You're a sociopath! You're a fraud! Good...

Behind The Scenes: Roman Turovsky

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 03.01.2015 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Turovsky, who was born in 1961 in Kiev, Ukraine, emigrated with his family to New York City, making a brief stop in Rome, in 1979. I recently had the opportunity to ask Turovsky a few questions about his art.

"Unstoppable" Is a One Hour Sermon

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Movie Review Jackie K Cooper ...

A New Beginning: Parshat Bereishit

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 11.23.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Cain gets a pep talk from G-d but then goes out and kills his brother Abel. What was he thinking? And why do we continue to make the same mistake?

From Egypt to South Africa, We are Each Other's Keepers

James W. McCarty III | Posted 10.16.2013 | Religion
James W. McCarty III

Nelson Mandela, the first democratically elected president of South Africa, has been in the hospital for over two months. Nearly twenty years after his election South Africa remains, despite a myriad of troubles, a stable, multiracial, and democratic country.

An Eye For An Eye

T. Sher Singh | Posted 07.06.2013 | Religion
T. Sher Singh

There is no dearth of those in India who will roll their eyes heavenwards on a moment's notice and quote you Mohandas Gandhi's words: "An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind," and wallow in the borrowed glow.

Am I My Brother's Keeper? What Mitt's Infamous Comment Really Means...

Steve McSwain | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Steve McSwain

I have been wondering lately whether it is reasonable to question a candidate's readiness for the presidency if her or his vision of the human family has not transcended all notions of separateness.

Cain, Colorado And The Divided Human Heart

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 09.22.2012 | Religion
Rabbi David Wolpe

Don't call the alleged Aurora murderer a monster. Do not separate him from the human family. It is too easy, to self-satisfying, to simply condemn him and be done with it.

Will Smith, Cain & Abel

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.12.2012 | Entertainment

What Will Smith really wants to do is direct. At least according to a new report from, which claims he wants to direct the story of Cain ...

Spiritual Awakening & the Future of Our World

Asad Khan | Posted 03.26.2012 | Media
Asad Khan

The Future does not equal the past, does it? Ever since man was created, the Angels questioned the Creator about the bloodshed and mischief that would...

Obama, Cal Thomas And The Mark Of Cain

Max Perry Mueller | Posted 10.15.2011 | Religion
Max Perry Mueller

What is offensive about Thomas' comments is not his xenophobic economic prognostication. Instead, it's Thomas' cavalier use of the biblical term "mark of Cain."

Five Human Lessons from Genesis That Still Apply Today

John R. Coats | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John R. Coats

Whether you regard biblical characters as historical or fictional, their DNA, embedded in the foundations of Western civilization, has given shape to who we are as a people and as individuals, the religious and unreligious alike.