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by Heather Greene Originally published on March 11, 2015 in The Wild Hunt In the U.S., March is national Women’s History Month, and Sunday was International Women’s Day . Around the world, individuals and organizations...
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by Drake Spaeth Originally published on April 10, 2014 in The New Existentialists Here in Chicago, we have been experiencing the first tantalizing hints of spring after the coldest winter on record. I am giddy with...
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by Drake Spaeth Originally published on November 26, 2014 in The New Existentialists Last year, I was teaching a section of Existential-Humanistic Psychotherapy and discussing with my students the topic of mysticism and...
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by Drake Spaeth Originally published on January 29, 2015 in The New Existentialists My wife, Angie, served on the Executive Board of the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions from 2002 to 2010, the first...
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by Leslie Leasure Originally published on June 15, 2012 in The Interfaith Observer Report from Sacred Snapshots, Berkeley, California On April 21, 2012, Pacific School of Religion hosted a new event called Sacred...
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by Izzy Kalman Originally published on Feb 20, 2010 in Resilience to Bullying The Golden Rule : It's the ultimate, all-encompassing rule of morality , promoted by every religion and ethical system. Today, many anti-...
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by Michael Peppard Originally published on March 10, 2015 in dot Commonweal Last week Cardinal Peter Turkson, the Ghanaian prelate and President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, gave a lecture at St...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on October 21, 2013 in Sightings Having had enough of talk about Congress and the Affordable Care Act and “default,” let’s look ahead, not back. I propose a glance at the calendar,...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on November 4, 2013 in Sightings Good news for readers who are weary of some subjects which are naturally covered in Sightings : here is a story about some Native Americans and about...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on January 6, 2014 in Sightings Few expressions of religion are as public and inescapable as buildings. It is difficult to hide temples, churches, chapels, mosques, and shrines from...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on March 10, 2014 in Sightings “Our Secular Future: The redefinition of religious liberty in American society” is a promising and threatening reflection by Richard R. Reno in the...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on April 14, 2014 in Sightings Holy Week in the Western Christian calendar is a time for Christians to confess their sins, ask for forgiveness, and seek to amend their lives. A...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on June 2, 2014 in Sightings Sightings usually sights religious news and trends with a metaphorical “naked eye.” No one needs a telescope or a microscope to spot most of our topics...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on June 23, 2014 in Sightings “Giving,” as in “Charitable Giving,” is “up” for three causes: “Arts and Humanities” (6.3%), “Education” (7.4%), and “Animals and Environment” (6%). But...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on July 7, 2014 in Sightings “Christian Führer, 71, East German Pastor Whose Prayer Meetings Inspired Protests” was the headline for a July 3, New York Times obituary. In 1983, when...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on July 14, 2014 in Sightings THE NEW JIHAD” screamed the first line of a really, really big headline in last weekend’s Wall Street Journal. The next few lines were equally and...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on December 8, 2014 in Sightings We have just remembered Pearl Harbor, pondered protest-worthy crises of the moment and, with an eye to international affairs, expressed reason to...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on January 12, 2015 in Sightings The Charlie Hebdo incident: we cannot not sight it and refrain from all comment. It would be redundant to revisit here the obvious aspects of the...
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by Myriam Renaud Originally published on November 20, 2014 in Sightings The only remaining, major, organized institutions in the US with enough scope and moral authority to launch efforts to reverse this country’s...
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by Martin Marty Originally published on January 26, 2015 in Sightings The Religion News Service headline, “What’s God Got to Do with Football Devotion? Plenty,” prods me to sight “Sports” this week. During the sixty-...
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