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Posts in category “Religion”

Torturing God Out of Jihadis

The CIA used religion as a weapon of torture. This is unspeakable

Posted December 11th, 2014

The Return of Mormon Polygamy?

It’s unlikely, but not implausible in the emerging America

Posted November 21st, 2014

The Tao of the Traditional Family

From both a leading rabbi and the Vatican, powerful explanations of how the traditional family is the Way to human flourishing

Posted November 19th, 2014

Strong Faith: Blessing or Curse?

The case of George Scialabba raises some hard-to-answer questions

Posted November 17th, 2014

The Blessing of a Wrathful God

Avoiding the dreary consequences of Inconsequentialism

Posted November 17th, 2014

The Un-Evangelized Continent?

Despite 500 years of Catholicism, why is so much of Latin America a mess? Cardinal Rodriguez has an answer

Posted November 14th, 2014

A Black Man Who Hates Kwanzaa

On the ‘made-up black holiday,’ Jonathan Capehart says this obnoxious Tea Partier is right

Posted November 13th, 2014

The War on Christmas — and Yom Kippur?

Muslim parents spark stripping of religion from county school holidays

Posted November 12th, 2014

What Not to Say to a Convert

Things better left unsaid to new Catholics, and other converts

Posted November 11th, 2014

The Ghost in Our Machine World

You can’t suppress the supernatural forever. It always comes back

Posted October 31st, 2014

Charles Featherstone’s Book

A reader of this blog has written a modern spiritual classic

Posted October 24th, 2014

A Religious Test

Take this short online survey devised by two academics

Posted October 21st, 2014

Writing About Religion

What are the challenges facing religion writing in a polarized world?

Posted October 21st, 2014

Hitch Gays — or Else

The first case in which state orders ministers opposed to same-sex marriage to perform those rituals

Posted October 20th, 2014

The Noise in Your Head

How the busy-ness of daily life makes God seem far away

Posted October 19th, 2014

Marilynne Robinson on Fear

The novelist says we are afraid to say what we really think about the sacred

Posted October 16th, 2014

Corrie ten Boom Follow-up

The full statement by the Springs Charter School on the Corrie ten …

Posted September 26th, 2014