Where culture, religion, and current issues intersect.
*Enjoy our thought-provoking Faith Matters blogs, published in U.S. News & World Report.
What It Means to Be a Good Samaritan: If we refuse to welcome Muslim refugees seeking safety inside our borders, we’re turning our backs on Christianity too, by Sharon McAnear
Catholic Rallying Cry: Pope Francis’ call for social activism follows in the footsteps of other “radical” Catholics, by Patrick O’Neill
Jesus’ Third Way: The hospital bombing in Kunduz put questions of justice, retaliation and evil into the light, by Shane Claiborne
No More Mud-Slinging: The gay marriage debate in religious circles needs to move beyond insults, by Ramona Cramer Tucker
A Stand Against Death: Pope Francis brings a powerful message against the death penalty, by Shane Claiborne
Our Common Home: Pope Francis’ visit reminds us of our global responsibility to the planet and its people, by Ramona Cramer Tucker
The Pope’s Critics Have It Wrong: Francis is on solid scientific, economic and moral ground, by Jeff Nesbit
God Isn’t Losing Ground: Why new numbers showing a decline in U.S. Christians don’t tell the whole story, by Michael Guillen
Jean Vanier’s Work with the Disabled Leads Him to a Paradoxical Truth, by Michael Guillen
Is God Stressing Us Out? By Ramona Cramer Tucker
Celebrate Diversity, Don’t Erase It, by Michael Guillen
History Is for the Living: Dachau concentration camp reminds us that what we don’t remember will happen again, by Ramona Cramer Tucker
Green Burials and Cremation Can Help Preserve the Beauty of God’s Creation, by Michael Guillen
Breaking the Silence: Why communities of faith need to listen to the experiences of transgender individuals, by Ramona Cramer Tucker
Christians Should Celebrate the True Meaning and Give to Others, by Michael Guillen
What Would Jesus Do About Diversity? By Ramona Cramer Tucker
God and the Meaning of Rosetta, Philae, and the Comet Landing, by Michael Guillen
The Right to Die or the Instinct to Live? Genetic testing raises difficult ethical issues in the physician-assisted suicide debate, by Ramona Cramer Tucker
Closing the Gap: Pope Francis’ stances on sexual issues show a willingness to reach out to the flock, by Jeff Nesbit
Having Faith With Bipolar Disorder: When those with mental illness find acceptance outside the church, by Ramona Cramer Tucker
Biological Climate Change Is the Real Threat, by Michael Guillen
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