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Bill Maher's Fundamentalism

Rev. Chris Glaser | Posted 03.18.2014 | Religion
Rev. Chris Glaser

Though Bill Maher thinks he is dissing all religion and spirituality, he actually attacks what I would call grade school religion. He even hinted at some respect for the new pope, whom I would describe as representing graduate school religion and above.

Pope Francis, Trickle-Down Economics, and Heaven on Earth

BJ Gallagher | Posted 02.15.2014 | Religion
BJ Gallagher

Pope Francis knows that Heaven is created in community. The Kingdom of God is among us. Will we heed his teachings? Are we ready to follow his example? Are we willing to love our neighbors as ourselves?

What Nobody Tells You About Love

Sheryl Paul | Posted 07.05.2012 | Weddings
Sheryl Paul

Love is action. Love is tolerance. Love is learning your partner's love language and then expressing love in a way that he can receive. Love is giving. Love is receiving.

Neighborhood E-lists: Opportunity for Community

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

Alienation and rootlessness are so deeply ingrained in Angelenos' psyches -- partly because so many of us are transplants -- as to be almost a badge of honor.

The GOP, Hooked on Hate: Three Traits All Toxic Political Movements Share

Marcella Mroczkowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcella Mroczkowski

Republicans in the age of Al-Qaeda have morphed into a Western, Christianist, mirror-image of their Islamist enemies. Bad political movements, like Tolstoy's happy families, are all alike. Look for three traits.

Remembering My Battle Against Fundamentalists

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Our biggest accomplishment was standing up for those torn down by the TV evangelists.

AIG and the 'Road Not Taken'

Brian Shott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brian Shott

What does Robert Frost's famous poem have to do with the insurance giant, anyway?