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Is the Culture War Over?

Bob Burnett | Posted 07.10.2015 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Recently, New York Times columnist David Brooks lamented that conservative Christians are losing the culture war. Brooks suggested that conservative Christians shift focus and "nurture stable families." But Brooks is wrong; the culture war isn't over. Conservatives are stuck in a war they can't win.

Egyptian Artist Wael Shawky Is Pulling the Strings of Crusade and Jihad at MoMA PS1

G. Roger Denson | Posted 07.22.2015 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

In Wael Shawky's trilogy it's historicism, not history, that is being culled, a deliberate seeing in the past the makings of the present or more recent past.

Can UN Peacekeepers Bring Ukraine Peace?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 04.21.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

UN-mandated Peacekeepers have several negative implications for the Ukraine government, as well as the positive of securing at least a temporary halt to the fighting. On the negative side, the conflict becomes frozen in place with Ukraine effectively divided and potentially partitioned.

The Unceasing Mission for Religious Equality in Turkey

Evagelos Sotiropoulos | Posted 02.02.2014 | Religion
Evagelos Sotiropoulos

The historic city of Berlin will host an historic international conference on religious freedom this week.

Pussy Riot Awaits Verdict

Reuters | Timothy Heritage | Posted 10.16.2012 | World

MOSCOW, Aug 17 (Reuters) - A Russian judge delivers a verdict on Friday against three members of a feminist punk band for staging an anti-Kremlin pr...

PHOTOS: Ancient Easter Fire Ritual At Christianity's Holiest Site

AP | ALON BERNSTEIN | Posted 06.14.2012 | Religion

JERUSALEM — Thousands of Christians lit candles and torches from a flame that emerged from the tomb of Jesus in a Jerusalem church Saturday as t...

PHOTOS: Orthodox Christians Observe Good Friday In Jerusalem

AP | Posted 04.13.2012 | Religion

JERUSALEM (AP) — Eastern Orthodox Christian pilgrims marched Friday through the stone alleyways of Jerusalem's Old City to commemorate Jesus' cr...

Finding God In The Ordinary

Fr. Peter-Michael Preble | Posted 07.05.2011 | Religion
Fr. Peter-Michael Preble

How does one find God in the everyday situations of life? How do we find God in the everyday things that we do, or can we? Is God present in everything or only in those things that we would traditionally call holy?

Turkey Has No Place in the European Union

Michael Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Huffington

European countries have serious and well-founded reservations about admitting Turkey into the EU. America should butt out of this issue and let the Europeans make their own decisions.