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Religious Hypocrisy

The No-Win Hypocrisy of Christian Abstinence (and Infinities)

Cynthia Jeub | Posted 06.21.2014 | Religion
Cynthia Jeub

So Green told a story, and it garnered various responses from the Christian world. It made us think, and maybe that's what stories should do. Maybe it's better than pretending to have all the answers about sexuality and eternity.

An Open Letter To The Theist Community

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 07.07.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

In the same way as you would never use a Stradivarius as a door stop or a Porsche as a plough, we must strive to not cause the masses to believe that authentic, transformational, brilliant and beautiful spirituality is just so much vapor.

Kirk Cameron Loves Me!

Domenick Scudera | Posted 05.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

I feel so warm and fuzzy inside: 1980s heartthrob Kirk Cameron has declared his love for me! He said that it is his "life's mission to love all people," and that includes you and me! This may come as a surprise to you, especially if you are gay like me.

The Gospel According to Hypocrisy

Domenick Scudera | Posted 01.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, "Blessed are the negative in spirit: for they shall find fault with just about everyone and everything. Blessed are they who judge others: for they are entitled and superior."

Peace Day Is for Wusses (Satire)

Colleen Turner | Posted 11.19.2011 | World
Colleen Turner

Since my church makes no mention about, much less celebrates International Peace Day, it tells me that peace day must be for wusses.

Casting Stones: Religious Hypocrisy and Us

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carol Howard Merritt

We become infuriated by the hypocrisy. But I wonder: what fuels our need to condemn hypocrisy in the first place? After all, most of us are hypocrites in one way or another.

The Fine Line Between Hypocrisy and Reform

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Deepak Chopra

What should pastors do if they no longer hold the defining beliefs of their denomination? Do clergy have a moral obligation not to challenge the sincere faith of their parishioners?