Archive: May 24, 2009 - May 30, 2009
The courts should exercise great caution in undermining a family's rights or disallowing any lifestyle.
By John Mark Reynolds | May 29, 2009; 1:42 PM ET | Comments (1)
For Jews, Shavuot may represent the time of the giving the Torah but the time in which it is received takes far longer than a day. It takes a lifetime.
By Erica Brown | May 29, 2009; 8:00 AM ET | Comments (2)
Jews consider life one of the supreme values and believe that one has to use every available means to save a life.
By Adin Steinsaltz | May 27, 2009; 5:53 PM ET | Comments (0)
I am glad Daniel Hauser is back home and will get the chemotherapy he needs to stay alive. And I am sure God is OK with it. I would rather risk going against the tenets of my faith and going to hell than let my child die.
By Susan K. Smith | May 27, 2009; 1:45 PM ET | Comments (5)
As we celebrate Shavuot and Pentecost, consider what might happen if the biblical Ruth, welcomed even though she was a foreigner, came to America today.
By Arthur Waskow | May 27, 2009; 12:44 PM ET | Comments (0)
To pronounce all of spiritual healing to be dangerous and ineffective without a fair and impartial examination is the very definition of prejudice. And doesn't that lead us away from what is truly best for children?
By Phil Davis | May 26, 2009; 3:33 PM ET | Comments (24)
As someone who has survived cancer, I am enormously grateful for the skill of doctors and for my tradition in encouraging that healing art. I prayed, but I did not and would not rely on prayer. It is bad theology, and when done for someone else in place of treating them, it is the cruelty born of credulity or of simple ignorance.
By David Wolpe | May 26, 2009; 11:21 AM ET | Comments (0)
In these cases I advise what the great Reformer Martin Luther advised -- take your medicine and put your trust in God. For parents, this means to give your child the best care that modern medicine can offer, and to entrust your precious child to God and to God alone.
By R. Albert Mohler Jr. | May 26, 2009; 9:52 AM ET | Comments (1)
It's too bad the government wants to intervene only on the behalf of the life of an already-born child and sees no role in protecting the life of the innocent unborn.
By Cal Thomas | May 26, 2009; 9:25 AM ET | Comments (6)