Archive: January 30, 2011 - February 5, 2011
There are certainly too many people still dying from diseases caused by dirty water, but could that be because we're terrified to tackle the enormous? Because we don't have the faith to see the entire problem solved?
By Scott Harrison | February 3, 2011; 5:32 PM ET | Comments (8)
There are two immutable truths about the region: that its history-long issues are a tangled web of religion, politics, ethnicity, nationalism and economics--and that one can rarely prophesize in this heartland of prophecy regarding what sudden changes tomorrow will bring.
By Ori Z. Soltes | February 3, 2011; 12:46 PM ET | Comments (1)
While American conservative Christians feign shock that their words would lead to such draconian laws it's not nearly enough when their influence means that every moment of every day, members of Uganda's LGBT community fear for their lives.
By Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson | February 2, 2011; 10:14 PM ET | Comments (4)
It was at that point that I understood that the German and Jewish people were forever locked in what Martin Luther King, Jr. called a "single garment of destiny."
By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | February 2, 2011; 10:17 AM ET | Comments (0)
As organizations the world over scramble to define moderate Islam, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community extends an invitation to adopt a century old tried and true method--and you don't even need to be Muslim to endorse it.
By Qasim Rashid | February 2, 2011; 9:49 AM ET | Comments (29)
People and organizations should not be denounced disparagingly as "homophobic" simply because they support the traditional, worldwide, time-honored definition of marriage. The defaming words speak more about political posturing than about reasoned discourse.
By Cardinal Donald Wuerl | February 2, 2011; 9:30 AM ET | Comments (27)
The much more pressing question is whether the citizens of places like Egypt will succeed in overthrowing their tyrants, and more importantly, whether they will replace one form or tyranny with another or finally demonstrate that Islamic countries can have functioning democracies.
By By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | January 31, 2011; 2:02 PM ET | Comments (1)