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Beware Secular Fundamentalism

Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.

Secular Fundamentalism is no more consistent with what it claims as its roots than Religious Fundamentalism is consistent with its own roots. And neither allows the other to have a real conversation.

I Want to Be Left Behind

Brenda Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brenda Peterson

As an environmental writer, I see parallels between religious End Timers and increasingly apocalyptic Greens. Original sin among fundamentalists is easily translated into pollution among environmentalists.

CDs and Ardi and Vooks, Oh My!

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Sigman

It can be exhilarating to contemplate the digital and evolutionary future. But I don't know if I could bear a world of "vookcases," "vook reports," and God forbid, a New York Review of Vooks.

Living in Paradox: Intention or Surrender?

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arjuna Ardagh

The reality of our life, whether we like it or not, includes both ends of this spectrum. Everything is happening on its own and everything is flowing through intention.

America Needs A True Revolution Of Values

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

Who made Carrie Prejean and Mike Huckabee the experts on values? What can Sen. Jim DeMint, Bill O'Reilly or Rep. Michele Bachmann teach me on the subject?

Does the Bible Inspire Hate and Intolerance?

Carol Hoenig | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Hoenig

I believe the Bible offers great historical material, but is not and cannot be credited with any Supreme Being as its author.

Women's Rights, Rape and Religion

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carol Hoenig

For our Afghanistan sisters escaping from a domineering marriage can mean possible death without punishment for the husband since the government recognizes Islamic law as the law of the land.

One Nation Under Democracy

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael DeJong

One might have thought that Obama would slant more towards the Constitutional First Amendment of Separation of Church and State, and forgo the tradition of "Prayer Breakfasts."

Behaving Christ-Like

Carol Hoenig | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Hoenig

When President Barack Obama said in his inaugural address that "We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus and non-believers", I could...

President Obama: Bad News For the New Atheists and Other Fundamentalists

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

There is no way to understand President elect Obama's victory as anything less than the start of not just a monumental political change but a spiritual revolution as well.

The November Surprise

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Pardon my paranoia, BUT ... There is little doubt that the Republican Party has for years included voter suppression as part of its ongoing strategy. ...

Antidotes for Venom

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

The gut-wrenching virulence of McPalin acolytes got me wondering, "What are these people so AFRAID of?" Then the familiarity registers. This is the ...

Pray for Sarah Palin Dot Com

Lisa Derrick | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Derrick

The website asks Christians to pray for Palin but heck, what about the rest of us?

The Anatomy Of Republican Cataclysm and Democratic Victory

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The Republican Party has lost the hearts and minds of reasonable Americans of all faiths and ideologies. Independent voters, young people, black people, Hispanics... the list goes on.

Merry Xmas! -- O Unholy Night when Christ was Reborn

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert S. McElvaine

Practitioners of ChristianityLite should stop commemorating Christ's birth on December 25th and instead celebrate his rebirth, the most appropriate date for which is October 27th.

Suckering The Fundamentalists, Again

Christine Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Wicker

The Christian kingmakers forced McCain to pass up more experienced candidates. They won and, heady with their victory, the faithful rushed back into the Republican fold, and they'll get nothing again as a result.

The Formerly GOP

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Sneer. The Republican Way. Never mind transparent disregard for truthfulness (contempt, actually). Two things we can now say with confidence: Repub...