The intense bonding that results from cramming a group of strangers into a toilet-less bus for ten days, writes Sarah Bates, transcends religious and ancestral links.
Language matters, writes Lawrence Jack Cohen. Let’s eliminate the words "scandal" and "molestation" from all of our discussions of sexual assault.
Iraq has the potential to become a model of integration of different Muslim sects, religions and ethnicities, writes Susan E. Reed.
The ecological power of religion is ultimately more efficacious than the top-down power of government, writes Dan McKanan.
Author Linda Wertheimer told the Hanukkah story and helped her son and his classmates decorate wooden dreidels -- until she spent years researching how schools should teach religion.
We need to stand firm, her Dad would say. Judy Bolton-Fasman attempts to translate what that means today.
The civil religion of the 1960s was spoken largely in terms of Christianity, and more specifically Protestantism, writes Mark Edington. That is no longer a workable solution for a pluralistic...
As a Catholic, Rich Barlow fears the bishops are putting moral sense aside in handling the candidates.
If the only thing keeping some churches open is a taxpayers’ subsidy, writes Rich Barlow, it would seem the wall between church and state has big cracks.
Ghazala Khan’s silence should teach us as much about ourselves as it did about Donald Trump.
Silence is not always suspicious. It can also be indicative of strength.
What has drawn so many born-again Christians to a twice-divorced, brash casino magnate with a muddled record on abortion and gay marriage?
Non-violent prejudice is still prejudice, and there’s always the threat that it can tip the unhinged into atrocities like we saw in Orlando.
I hope Mother Emanuel will become a place of American pilgrimage, one uniquely able to help us confront our essential American sin.
In his long-awaited apostolic exhortation, the pope underscores that one's own internal compass must take center stage in moral reckoning.
Today, we hear politicians talking about God one moment, while at the same time singing from a very different hymnal.
GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz urges stepped up vigilance in so-called "Muslim neighborhoods," and a Twitter hashtag conveying indignation, humor and humanity is born.
The coincidence of our week of remembrance and Resurrection with the horrors of bombs and blood confronts us with a perplexing sorrow.
For many Jews in the U.S., it’s impossible to support Donald Trump without violating what is most central to the American Jewish identity.
Lent is a useful concept to consider. It arrives about six weeks after most of us have failed to fulfill our New Year’s resolutions. It offers a second chance.