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On gay marriage, equal rites for all?

With the legalization of same sex marriage in New York State, progressives’ solidarity with gays and lesbians will be put to the test.

By Becky Garrison  | Jul 26, 2011 12:03 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

A rescue worker’s view of the 9/11 cross

Where does one draw the line between sacred and sacrilegious?

By Becky Garrrison  | Aug 3, 2011 1:34 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

What to call ‘progressive’ Christians who struggle with LGBT equality?

After Sojourners rejected one LGBT ad, they will run one in their September magazine. Is this ‘progressive’?

By Becky Garrison  | Aug 19, 2011 5:21 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

Religion and evolution in Texas and beyond

Perry doesn’t appear to know Texas’ official policy on the teaching of evolution in public schools.

By Becky Garrison  | Aug 26, 2011 2:50 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

Critical thinking and the secular academy

Can one have an open discussion of secularism and spirituality within an academic context?

By Becky Garrison  | Aug 31, 2011 2:06 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

Playing the political God game

one needs to decipher between political spin designed to appease a given voting block and the convictions of a potential world leader who wants to impose their own belief system on an increasingly pluralistic and interconnected world.

By Becky Garrison  | Sep 23, 2011 3:54 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

Savage v. Santorum

It’s time for Christians to try to live out the Greatest Commandment: to love all our neighbors as ourselves.

By Becky Garrison  | Oct 17, 2011 9:47 AM  | COMMENTS (0)

Satan may cause homosexuality, writes Catholic official

What was behind a top official’s statement that Satan may be responsible for homosexuality?

By Becky Garrison  | Nov 3, 2011 6:04 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

At Thanksgiving, a different food problem

As Americans talk of keeping the pounds off over Thanksgiving, a potential famine looms in Africa.

By Becky Garrison  | Nov 22, 2011 6:42 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

The religious right returns

As Gingrich sets off to Iowa to pursue his own Field of Dreams, can he pull of a King David in the eyes of Republican Iowan voters?

By Becky Garrison  | Dec 12, 2011 1:04 PM  | COMMENTS (0)

Thank God for Ricky Gervais

Over the past few weeks, Gervais seems to have found himself in the midst of a rather hateful Twitter war with a group of fundamentalists.

By Becky Garrison  | Dec 29, 2011 9:16 AM  | COMMENTS (0)