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Martin Luther

Stage Door: Wittenberg, Arcadia

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

Blending pop-culture references -- from The Wild One to Shakespeare to Freudian therapy -- playwright David Davalos sets his dynamic comedy in 1517 Germany.

Greeley MLK Denouncer Has Gun Permit Revoked

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GREELEY, Colo. — A Colorado radio station owner who aired an editorial denouncing the holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. has lost his gun p...

Faith Is Trusting God, Not Belief In Doctrine

Jeffrey Small | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jeffrey Small

Faith then is not belief in a certain doctrine about Jesus, but a trust in using him as an example of what it looks like to live a God-centered life.

Lutheran Leader Seeks Communion Agreement With Pope

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Luigi Sandri Religion News Service ROME (RNS/ENInews) The president of the Lutheran World Federation is calling on Lutherans and Catholics to issu...

Bush and Memoirs

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nigel Hamilton

Former President Bush has written his recollections and there have been conflicting accounts of what, exactly, they are. Let me try and clarify the distinctions between the various genres of autobiography.

Do All Dogs Go to Heaven? Pretty Sure This One Did

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

Reflecting on what transpired in the moments before and after her death, she seemed like so much more than "just" a dog. She was, like her eyes, soulful.

Good Friday: God, Forsaken

Christopher Cocca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christopher Cocca

If Jesus on the cross actually is God on the cross, and if God on the cross is Godforsaken, if God comes to the cross to feel what it's like to be us at our most human, then what if the cross is also God's mea culpa?

Will 2010 be the new 1517?

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Newmark

I've been looking for lessons from history regarding social media, and found a nerd/policy wonk partnership that was enormously successful: Johanness Gutenberg invented mass media, via the printing press, but it didn't go anywhere for a while.

Iran's Martin Luther Moment -- The Problem of Fixing Elections

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael B. Laskoff

The political evolution of Martin Luther is relevant to what's going on in Iran. Like Luther, Mousavi has become much reform-minded so as to distinguish himself from the incumbent administration.

The Great Elementary School Conspiracy

Toby Barlow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Toby Barlow

This is not an election about policy or vision, it's not about climate change, economic disparity, or war, no, clearly it's about what spiritual journey a child takes between the ages of 6 and 10.