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Religious Fundamentalists

Fundamentalists Gripe Me

Steve McSwain | Posted 12.18.2012 | Religion
Steve McSwain

The thing I find most troubling about fundamentalism, whether in politics or in religion, is the war fundamentalists declare and then wage on almost anyone whose opinion or understanding of truth is different from theirs.

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.

A Better Way to Believe in God

Jay Michaelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jay Michaelson

Religions do offer theological doctrine, but what they really offer is solace, love, sanctity, and value -- all of them inchoate, all of them dear.

Wisconsin Man Uses Stun Gun On Dance Instructor For Being A 'Sinner"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

MADISON, Wis. — A Baraboo man was accused of repeatedly shocking a male dance instructor with a stun gun, claiming the instructor was a "sinner"...

Does Life Have Meaning or Are We Merely Bobbleheads in Bubbleland?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John W. Whitehead

The question of life's meaning is a spiritual one -- one that has been largely lost due to the devaluing of spiritual and religious institutions in the country.

A Little Talk with the Man Who Prayed for Obama's Death

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Even by nut case standards, Reverend Wiley S. Drake's public prayer for the death of President Obama stretched far past the outer limit of credulity.

Obama's Marriage Defense Shouldn't Surprise or Anger Anyone

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The great puzzle is why so many are so hot at President Obama for backing the Defense of Marriage Act.

Hatin' on Miss California is not about a Contract

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The hard fact is that the effort to boot her is about a beauty pageant winner who was asked about and then dared to speak her mind on one of the most polarizing, and divisive issues of the day.