They say you shouldn't talk about politics or religion in polite circles. I guess I'm not polite because I'm about to launch into both of those, mostly because it's almost impossible to talk about one without the other nowadays. They go together like love and marriage.
With HB 2, Pat McCrory fleeces every worker of employment protections including the right to sue in state court for discrimination based on "race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap."
Dan responded to the suffering and ostracism of people with AIDS with loving kindness, compassion and friendship. A friendship in which there was no place for the pharisaical moral judgement of so many church leaders.
Many years ago a friend who was at Stony Brook University invited me to his cadaver lab. As any sane person would, I readily accepted. I mean, who wou...
It's a sad indictment of our religion that we need to perpetuate the narrative of an ever-deteriorating Humanity to ratchet-up urgency and to galvanize the shrinking faithful into movement.
I relate faith and prayer to humanity as a whole, to everything we share as living breathing beings, to life on earth and to love for one another.
Victimizing the minority communities in vote-based politics is not an uncommon phenomenon in national politics worldwide. In many countries of the world, the term "immigrant" and "minority" holds almost same meaning if not all the time.
The law has its fans as well as its detractors. When the General Assembly convened on April 25 for the first day of the session, lawmakers saw dueling rallies -- both led by clergy -- outside of the state government complex.
The message from the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Belgium is clear: Muslims must urgently promote a global grassroots movement to take Islam back from extremists who use a twisted interpretation of jihad to justify their violent ideology.
The deceit of history consists in making us believe we live in the present; when in reality, history is all there is, and everything is but mere repet...
History is replete with instances of believers convinced they can identify God's blunders, separating the human wheat from the chaff.
In February of 2009 the U.S. House of Representatives heard H.R. 808 (first introduced in July of 2001, just months before the Twin Towers fell in New...
Photo courtesy of Adobe "The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer." Edward R. Murrow For those who are unfa...
If a person is unaware of his or her rights, they will be doomed to laws that establish religions, prevent religious expression, limits free speech and press, and the right for people to protest peaceably.
As many in the liberal theological world have heard by now, Union Theological Seminary is currently in the final stages of a plan to ensure its future by selling off its air rights.