Extensive knowledge of a religion's doctrines is not necessary to be committed to and motivated by a religious belief.
Theologians and theists--in all theistic traditions--can offer a remedial theology that insists upon benign images of God and alerts the faithful to the human tendency to image God in their own likeness, even to the point of attributing human imperfections to God.
"Neither violence nor death will ever have the last word before God."
No other religion or worldview considers salvation as 100% gracious in this way, and yet that is precisely what makes them
As violent incidents increase, so do claims of anti-Muslim laws and views in the nation.
His new book is a call to all the faiths to make space for the religious “other.”
Violence in the name of God is not new. Religious conflicts have afflicted almost every part of the world and while often
Boy Scouts of America Deserves Condemnation, Not Praise, For Devolving Its Anti-Gay Discrimination to Local Religious Groups
Robert Gates is not to blame that the ban on homosexual adult leaders was not addressed years sooner, but he must answer for the current plan that seeks to devolve anti-LGBT discrimination to all of those faith-based chartered organizations that might prefer to exclude LGBT parents. This is wrong and divisive.
We cannot allow the deaths of Yusor, Razan, and Deah, and others, to be in vain. I hope that these tragedies, even years down the road, will unite all Americans, and remind us to respect the value of all lives, regardless of appearance, orientation, or belief.
"He was so kind," Magda says. "He gave us hugs and kisses." Magda Aziz, 29, holds the photo of her late husband, killed by
"Lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place," the president said, "remember that during the
Violence is always the result of a longing for money and power, the minister said. But can the perpetrators of these crimes