Eboo Patel 05-11-2010
A few days back, small groups of college students at Northwestern,
Diana Butler Bass 05-04-2010
In the 1990s, I taught history and theology at an evangelical college, a place where the students were serious young Christians.
Steve Holt 04-23-2010
"To believe is human, to doubt divine."
Ernesto Tinajero 04-02-2010

Hate is easy and the domain of the lazy. This insight came in the darkness of the early morning. I wish I could say that it was due to a Lenten meditation that pierced my own darkness, but alas, it rose as I got up too late to do my study.

Roi Ben-Yehuda 03-29-2010
In preparing a Passover seder in which many of my guests are first-timers and non-Jews, I am challenged by a number of factors: There is the barrier of language -- some of the texts that we read ar
Zack Exley 02-02-2010

100202-glenn-beckI used to be just like Glenn Beck, only without the multi-million dollar TV show: I used to get attention by angrily, and humorously, attacking politicians. I'm ashamed of how I acted back then. And now, of all people, it's Glenn Beck who's attacking me on TV for it...

Stephen Flohr 01-25-2010

It was 3 a.m. when they came barreling into town -- Israeli jeeps and tanks preempting the dawn and hollering menacing messages over their loudspeakers.

Nadia Bolz-Weber 01-19-2010
My family and I returned from vacation Tuesday to news reports of the devastation in Haiti.
Becky Garrison 10-14-2009
In my ongoing quest to find a third way between the extremes espoused by the Religious Right and their secular counterparts, I came across the Frank Schaeffer's latest book
Ernesto Tinajero 08-03-2009
Dr. Francis Collins, President Obama's choice to head the National Institute of Health, has been met with much resistance from certain quarters of the scientific community.
Aaron Taylor 05-14-2009
A few weeks ago, I read Brian McLaren's post on this blog that caused some intense soul-searching.
Kevin Lum 05-08-2009
Historically, the number of individuals who say they have no religious affiliation in America ranges between 5-10%, but a new poll conducted by Robert Putnam (of
Eugene Cho 03-24-2009
To support and amplify the already pervasive non-religious reputation of Seattle, the atheist bus ads are set to arrive.
Julie Clawson 03-19-2009
So there was a fascinating editorial in The Washington Post yesterday by
Becky Garrison 01-05-2009
As 2008 came to a close, I found myself mourning the unexpected loss of several people I thought were friends. Simply put, they chose to do venture down some very self-destructive paths.
Brian McLaren 01-05-2009
Matthew Parris is a self-confessed atheist, but he writes with extraordinary candor and insight about the role of faith in social transformation in a recent