iOS app Android app

Religon and Politics

Where Is the Conscience of the World

Lee Bycel | Posted 09.30.2016 | Impact
Lee Bycel

As I prepare to welcome in the Jewish New Year on Sunday night, I am plagued by the plight of the Syrian people.

Conditional Acceptance

Imane Ait Daoud | Posted 06.21.2016 | Religion
Imane Ait Daoud

True acceptance within interfaith communities is something that will be difficult to achieve and there will always be biases that everyone has towards one another. However, if we could minimize our biases and create an environment of accountability, we can truly achieve true acceptance and unity in our communities to some extent.

We Can no Longer Ignore This Crisis

Suzan Johnson Cook | Posted 03.23.2016 | Religion
Suzan Johnson Cook

We can no longer ignore this crisis: religious radicalism. Now, more than ever, religious tolerance in all corners of the world is important. Where religious tolerance is not celebrated, radicalism breeds.

Pulpit Freedom Sunday: Politics and Provocation

Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy | Posted 12.07.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy

Ignoring the First Amendment's protections of religious freedom that have allowed faith to flourish in this country, some members of the clergy are participating in an event called "Pulpit Freedom Sunday," organized by the so-called Alliance Defending Freedom.

Struggling For The Soul Of Religion: Why The Parliament Of The World's Religions Matters

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

The underlying assumption of the Parliament is that religion can be a positive force for moral suasion of individuals and society by providing a vision of a better world and promoting necessary values.

Dear Rick: A Lesson on Race

Renita Weems | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Renita Weems

Evidently, Rick Warren doesn't know that black preachers talk, that many of us are friends, and that a letter from him would generate buzz enough for us to share and compare notes.