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Blown Away

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 04.29.2012 | World
Tom Engelhardt

Despite its massive firepower and staggering base structure in Afghanistan, actual power is visibly slipping away from the United States. American officials are already talking about not panicking (which indicates that panic is indeed in the air).

Koran-Burning Preacher Briefly Jailed

Reuters | Bernie Woodall | Posted 06.22.2011 | Religion

April 23, 2011 2:01:48 AM By Bernie Woodall DEARBORN, Mich. (Reuters) - A militant Christian preacher was jailed briefly Friday after a Mich...

How The Quran Burning Threat Showed What Is Good About America

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

As the threatened Quran-burning episode marks an important and rare moment of national agreement on two fundamental American principles.

Bonfire of Insanity -- Pastor Terry Jones' Burning Love for Jesus

Dylan Brody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dylan Brody

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Koran Burning and Mosque Building Through Muslim Eyes

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hani Almadhoun

Park51 is not that big of a deal for the majority of Muslims living outside America. In fact, in a recent poll by Elaph, 58% of respondents said they are for moving the mosque to some other location.

Obama Implores Minister To Call Off Quran Burning

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is exhorting a Florida minister to "listen to those better angels" and call off his plan t...

Hillary Clinton: Koran Burning Is 'Outrageous' And 'Aberrational'

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that plans by a small church in Florida to burn the Muslim holy book are "...

Minister: 'Burn A Quran Day' To Go As Planned On September 11

AP | MITCH STACY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The government turned up the pressure Tuesday on the head of a small Florida church who plans to burn copies of the Quran on...

White House: Koran Burning Endangers Troops

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday called a Florida church's threat to burn copies of the Muslim holy book to mar...

Burning Qurans

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Large-Spirited America

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Robert Koehler

"The holiest of all spots on earth is where an ancient hatred has become a present love." All along, Sept. 11 has cried out for words like this, for ...

Pastor Terry Jones Defends Quran Burning On 'Hardball' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Terry Jones, pastor of the Dove World Outreach Center, appeared on "Hardball" Thursday (Aug. 26) to defend his church's decision to burn copies of the...

Build Or Burn? It Hurts Some, But It Is Constitutional

Zareena A. Grewal, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Zareena A. Grewal, Ph.D.

Our Constitution protects Muslims' rights to build the Cordoba Institute as well as Christians' rights to burn the Quran in protest of it.

Church Vows To Burn Qurans Without Fire Permit

Religion News Service | Kevin Eckstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Kevin Eckstrom Religion News Service (RNS) Fire officials in Gainesville, Fla., have denied a permit to a church that wants to burn Qurans on Sept...

Why The Quran-Burning Church Relies On Incendiary Verbiage And Outrageous Actions

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

When Jones and his followers attack Islam and when Ham and his disciples attack evolution, they are doing so with the certainty that their way is the only way, that they are saving souls, and that all they need to know can be found in the Bible.

To the Quran-Burning Church: Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness

John Thatamanil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Thatamanil

When Christians bear false witness against our neighbors and fail to live up to Jesus' command to love our neighbors as we love ourselves, we abandon the constitutive practices of Christian life.