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Asked to Embrace Capitalism, the Dalai Lama Demurs
Originally Posted: 02/21/2014 - 5:28pm | Type: Blog

Some of the brightest pro-business minds in the nation prodded the Dalai Lama on Thursday to offer a warm endorsement of capitalism. Some of the brightest pro-business minds in th ...

The Priest Who Faced Down the Federal Government -- and Won
Originally Posted: 12/06/2013 - 5:45pm | Type: Blog

The Rev. Ray Leonard knew not to wear the clerical collar identifying him as a Roman Catholic priest. It almost certainly would have gotten him deported. The Rev. Ray Leonard knew ...

Dalai Lama Wows Maryland Crowd, Rubs Noses With Governor
Originally Posted: 05/08/2013 - 11:01am | Type: Blog

His English was terribly broken, and punctuated by sudden fits of giggles. But for nearly an hour, the Dalai Lama entranced an arena full of admirers, who said his message came across just fine. ...

Dalai Lama Wins Templeton Prize for Work on Science, Religion
Originally Posted: 03/29/2012 - 3:00pm | Type: Blog

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, won the 2012 Templeton Prize on Thursday (March 29), a $1.7 million award that is often described as the most prestigious award in religion. NE ...

Wars and Rumors of War
Originally Posted: 03/05/2012 - 7:41pm | Type: Blog

While compiling the morning “Daily Digest,” I often recall the advice of Karl Barth, who is said to have told young theologians “to take your Bible and take your newspaper, and read both. But interpret newspa ...

Tibet or Not Tibet
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Hollywood visits China. In October China’s teflon president Jiang Zemin did a quick march th ...