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Faith Complex

Who Are the Nones and Why Did They Vote for Obama?

Jacques Berlinerblau | Posted 04.13.2013 | Religion
Jacques Berlinerblau

By early summer of 2012, many of us Faith and Values pundits were nervously asking an important and troubling question: Why were the Obama and Romney campaigns spending so little time and effort discussing God and religion on the campaign trail?

What Does It Mean To Be A Secular Jew?

Jacques Berlinerblau | Posted 09.05.2012 | Religion
Jacques Berlinerblau

According to an important 2001 survey, 44 percent of American Jews by religion claimed to be "secular," or "somewhat secular." Having studied the phenomenon for years, let me propose a good way to figure this all out.

WATCH: Islamic Feminism and the Blue Bra Revolution

Jacques Berlinerblau | Posted 05.26.2012 | Religion
Jacques Berlinerblau

In this installment of Faith Complex, we interview journalist, feminist and Muslim activist Asra Nomani about the "Blue Bra Revolution," which was triggered by a YouTube video.

WATCH: Can Jews Pray The Gay Away? The Case Of Chaim Levin

Jacques Berlinerblau | Posted 05.14.2012 | Religion
Jacques Berlinerblau

Chaim Levin chronicled the intense psychic duress that struggling to maintain a gay and Orthodox Jewish identity created for him. Subsequently, he was criticized in an op-ed in the Jewish Press.