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Religious Terrorism

The Lairds Came To America!

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Bil Hitchcock

249 years ago during a bitterly cold January and February, they were on two ships...Samuel Laird, 41, his wife, Margaret Gibson, 36, and their three s...

Christian Terrorism

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.30.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When the perpetrator of terrorism is mainly motivated by his or her own religious views -- say, about abortion -- then it is by definition Christian terrorism. All the killings of abortion clinic doctors and other employees are nothing short of Christian terrorism.

Making Sense of Religious-Based Bigotry

Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith | Posted 11.17.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith

I grew up with a mother who impressed upon me and my siblings the importance of doing "what Jesus said to do." That included forgiving people, loving people, even and especially our "enemies," and doing to others as we would like to have done to us.

Rev. Jim Wallis: God's Take On Terrorism

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.23.2015 | Religion

The world has seen a surge of religious violence in recent years -- from the recent attacks on the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo to ...

Cosmic War Comes To Toulouse

Mark Juergensmeyer | Posted 05.23.2012 | Religion
Mark Juergensmeyer

The killing spree by Mohammed Merah in Toulouse, France is an eerie reminder of the War on Terror. It has come when we thought that religious terrorism was a thing of the past.

When Religion Becomes Lethal: Lessons From Norway

Charles Kimball | Posted 09.28.2011 | Religion
Charles Kimball

The path to a more hopeful and healthy future also requires people of faith and goodwill to speak out clearly and directly against extremists of all stripes.

Potential GOP Presidential Candidates Weigh In On Foreign Policy

Posted 06.18.2011 | World

When it comes to Americans and presidential polls, foreign policy issues have played a notoriously diminished role. Midterm election results reportedl...

Reject Terrorists, Not Scripture

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

Reject Islamophobia in favor of terror-o-phobia. The enemy is not a certain religion but barbaric practices done in its name.