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Misleading And Sensational, CNN's 'Believer' Pilot Amounts To 'Fake News'

Parth Parihar | Posted 03.09.2017 | Religion
Parth Parihar

Growing up as a Hindu in America, I was often my friends’ only readily available resource about Hinduism. According to the Pew Research Forum, only ...

A Call For Unity

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf | Posted 02.17.2017 | Religion
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

The whole world is watching. It is waiting to see how the great American experiment unfolds. That experiment has been from the founding days of the na...

CeCe Winans: Religion Should Play A Bigger Role In Unifying America

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.15.2017 | Black Voices

CeCe Winans is back to making music. Earlier this month, the veteran gospel singer-songwriter ― and most-awarded female gospel artist of all time ...

Refugees: The Great Reversal

Jack Levison | Posted 02.16.2017 | Religion
Jack Levison

What’s the most cherished verse of the Bible? For many Christians, it has to be John 3:16: “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only bego...

Chance The Rapper Took Us To Church Last Night. Here's Why That Matters.

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 02.13.2017 | Black Voices

Chance the Rapper thanked God like a trillion times in his acceptance speech for Best New Artist at Sunday night’s Grammys. Then he took the Grammys...

Start With Humanism

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 02.14.2017 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

For your own self-designation, begin with the broadest most relevant category and call yourself a Humanist. This classification encompasses all other...

How Will A More Conservative Supreme Court Address LGBTQ Rights? Look To History

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 02.11.2017 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

With the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States instead of Chief Judge Merrick Garland, and with the poss...

Trump Perverts American History Pushing Religious Power Grab

William Bradley | Posted 02.05.2017 | Politics
William Bradley

As President Donald Trump continues his attempt to shock doctrine America with a flurry of executive orders, geopolitical posturings, sophomoric outbu...

The Path to Peace

Terri Britt | Posted 02.02.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Terri Britt

Societal programming tells us that the path to peace is to build walls and defenses, to create barriers to protect our selves, our families, our homes...

What Would Jesus Think About Trump?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

How is it that those who profess to be the most devout and godly can sit idly by as an ugly nationalist movement sweeps across America, driven by an engine fueled by sexual, gender, religious, ethnic, racial and cultural discrimination?

Irreligious Illiteracy

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 01.29.2017 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

Every academic field laments popular ignorance of its area of study. Scholars of religion decry religious illiteracy, but did anyone ever think to bem...

11 Profound Photos From Black Women At The Women's March

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 01.23.2017 | Black Voices

Black women showed out at women’s marches around the world on Saturday with some ridiculously profound signage. While some women of color expressed...

Only A Minority Is Right

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2017 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

'It is possible that none of the religions are true, and it is absolutely impossible that more than one can be true.' -- Cicero, On the Nature of the...

So Far So Good

Jonathan Richards | Posted 01.20.2017 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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"On a Cart and a Prayer"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.19.2017 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima If it weren't for my wife, I would have starved to death long ago. Not only is Sue a great cook (her specialties include everything, ...

Gospel of Wealth Preachers At Inauguration

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 01.16.2017 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

Pardon me. This piece is admittedly too clever by half, but then again, so is The Gospel of Wealth. Two preachers, male and female, both proponents o...

Beauty

Andrea Quintero | Posted 01.16.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Andrea Quintero

Think of a time you found yourself absorbed in the contemplation of some object, or some person. In that moment, did you feel compelled to describe e...

Morgan Freeman Explores What Unites The World's Religions In 'The Story Of God'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.13.2017 | Religion

Morgan Freeman has been up close and personal with God as a character in films, but his own experience of the divine is more nuanced than his playful ...

Humanists Integrate, Religionists Segregate

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 01.16.2017 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

Ancient and Renaissance Christian intellectuals claimed all that was beautiful and humane in pre-Christian Greek and Roman pagan literature was really...

WTF Kind Of Press Conference Was THAT!?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.13.2017 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Donald Trump had not held a press conference since July 27, 2016. So it was with great anticipation and expectation that the not-my-President-Elect to...

Evangelical Climate Scientist Explains Why Christians Should Care About The Environment

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.06.2017 | Religion

White evangelicals are more likely than any other group of Christians in America to deny that climate change is occurring. But for Texas Tech climate ...

King Trump, God and Man

Shea Watts | Posted 01.05.2017 | Religion
Shea Watts

I should not have been surprised by Trump's success among evangelicals. In fact, after I took some time to process and reflect, I now see that Trump is, in many ways, analogous to the evangelical God.

An Unforgettable Evening with Shlomo Carlebach

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 01.02.2017 | Impact
Mitch Ditkoff

I am Jewish. My parents were Jewish. My grandparents were Jewish and all their parents and grandparents were Jewish. My father's father's name was "Ab...

Politics and the Psychotherapist

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 12.30.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

The world has changed drastically since the results of the November 8th election, and with it the psychotherapist's task. The focus on our personal li...

13 Powerful Essays From Progressive People Of Faith In 2016

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.28.2016 | Religion

It’s been a tough year for America’s progressive faith community. The religious left in this country is a racially and theologically diverse conti...