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American politicians should stop implying that Muslim nations and individuals are more dangerous than any other group of human beings. They should also stop calling their religion "fascist."

The oppression of Muslim women is a major theme among the Islamofascistly aware. If only they felt the same about other women on earth.

David Horowitz's Islamofascism Awareness Week hits the already beleaguered campus.

If the Buddhist sangha and the military are the two dominant forces in the suffering society of Burma, could monks and dissident soldiers join forces to rise up against an oppressive regime?

As baseball's most sanctimonious team heads to the World Series, the
Colorado Rockies are playing down their holier-than-thou image.

Faced with a choice between facts and theology, antichoicers choose the latter every time.

The sick man of Europe gets a jolt of life, but will it last?

If you think the Buddhist monks challenging the military regime in Myanmar are passive and peaceful, think again.

The original poster child for the religious right describes how he came to terms with religion and an odd upbringing.

Leaders of the Jewish community who have resisted calls to voice opposition to the war can no longer justify their failure to speak out.

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There’s always a cauldron of crazy simmering just beneath the surface of our ‘rational’ lives. 

April 1, 2014

The Catholic directives would leave just one OB-GYN in the city of Bartlesville who can prescribe contraception for birth control purposes.

March 31, 2014

The notorious Westboro Baptist Church pastor has died. Why were we so enthralled by him in the first place?

March 20, 2014

Until now, most Jewish college students assumed that open dialogue on Israel was a taboo topic in Hillel—Swarthmore debunked that myth.

February 27, 2014

Penguin’s withdrawing and pulping The Hindus: An Alternative History is only the latest in a series of surrenders.

February 14, 2014

The big guy upstairs picks sides in the Super Bowl. 

February 11, 2014

Francis embraces and encourages resistance to an “economy of exclusion and inequality.”

November 30, 2013

A hundred and fifty people of faith and furloughed workers marched on the offices of GOP leaders.

October 16, 2013

Prabhjot Singh’s clemency toward his at-large attackers should be admired, not taken as a sign of weakness.

September 26, 2013

In a remarkable interview, Pope Francis calls for a “new balance” on issues such as abortion and LGBT rights. Has he opened the door for a renewed focus on economic justice?

September 20, 2013