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Guest Voices: May, 2011

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 05/30/2011

Memorial Day’s heroes who fight for religious freedom

We should take a moment to reflect on the memories of those who have made that ultimate sacrifice in support of religious freedom.

By Robert T. Frank  |  10:31 AM ET, 05/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 05/27/2011

How to Die in Oregon – or how to sidestep hard questions

What, precisely, does “dignity” mean in terms of someone’s dying?

By Michael Goldberg and Matt Goldberg  |  10:07 AM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 05/24/2011

What was Oprah?

She was an example that inspired people to leave an abusive husband, to start a new business, and to wear better-fitting bras.

By Kathryn Lofton  |  02:33 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Oprah’s last show: the other end of the world

Even though I don’t consider myself an Ovangelical, I do plan on tuning in on Wednesday to watch her give her benediction.

By Matthew Paul Turner  |  02:32 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 05/23/2011

What can Christians learn from Harold Camping’s failed May 21, 2011 prediction?

Christians often become so focused on the afterlife that they stop investing in their current life.

By Gabe Lyons and Jonathan Merritt  |  02:10 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:54 PM ET, 05/22/2011

Faith at work

Is it possible to live what you believe in the workplace?

By J. Douglas Holladay  |  09:54 PM ET, 05/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 PM ET, 05/22/2011

Sex and the married American

Why is infidelity less common among Americans of faith?

By W. Bradford Wilcox  |  09:30 PM ET, 05/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:10 PM ET, 05/22/2011

Catholics must change the statistics on child sex abuse

The Catholic Church knows all too painfully the tragedy of child sexual abuse.

By Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl  |  09:10 PM ET, 05/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 05/18/2011

Is Harold Camping’s May 21, 2011 doomsday prediction wrong?

Dr. Doug Weaver speculates as to whether or not Harold Campings predictions for May 21 will come true.

By Jodi Westrick  |  08:19 AM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 05/18/2011

May 21, 2011: Harold Camping’s predictions for those left behind

Harold Camping is predicting judgment day on May 21. Dr. Doug Weaver explains what would happen to those not taken up to Heaven after the second coming of Jesus Christ.

By Jodi Westrick  |  08:16 AM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Should faith leaders be talking to their congregations about sex?

Divine disconnect: How do we go about getting faith leaders and religious institutions to recognize what is right in front of them?

By Sara Major  |  03:40 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 05/16/2011

In Egypt, Copts, Muslims and a tale of two churches

Sitting in Cairo still, still trying to make sense of what has happened, I’m struck by how little we do know about what is actually going on – but I am also struck by how much we do know.

By Dr H.A. Hellyer  |  12:15 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 05/16/2011

May 21, 2011: The harm that ‘Judgment Day’ will do

There’s nothing funny about being misled, misguided, naive and sheltered.

By Matthew Paul Turner  |  09:58 AM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:11 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Even if torture works, it is still immoral

Arguments over torture’s effectiveness are merely a retread of the debate that has haunted our nation since the horrors of Abu Ghraib were revealed.

By Steven D. Martin and Richard Cizik  |  07:11 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Faith and flood in Memphis

Here in Memphis, as nearly a billion gallons of water flow past us every minute and slowly surround us every hour, this gradual natural disaster has, if anything, increased our faith in God, government and media.

By David Waters  |  02:15 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 05/13/2011

Friday the 13th: somewhere between religion and superstition

The psychological benefits of religion are insufficient justification for a life of magical thinking. 

By Stuart Vyse  |  09:57 AM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 05/12/2011

Is secularism the answer for the Arab Spring?

Nurturing secularism in the Arab world is a tall order.

By Fadi Hakura  |  02:41 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 05/12/2011

May 21, 2011: Harold Camping and the apocalypse of my youth

After my pastor predicted a September, 1988 rapture, I spent my summer in a state of dread.

By Jason Boyett  |  08:35 AM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 05/11/2011

After bin Laden, national moment of unity 2.0

We’ve seen this script before.

By Abed Z. Bhuyan  |  10:45 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 05/10/2011

Consciousness: it’s out there?

Did consciousness emerge at a critical point during biological evolution? Or has consciousness, in some sense, always been ‘out there,’ everywhere, with biology evolving to best access and connect to it?

By Stuart Hameroff  |  11:09 AM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 05/10/2011

What role will Islam play in the new Egypt?

Our understanding of the role Islam is to play in Egypt is that of a custodian and advocate of the religious and social welfare of all Egyptians, and a representative of the community at large.

By Ali Gomaa  |  09:33 AM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Letter from Israel: the problem with Israel Independence Day

The Bible enjoins the Jewish people to remember their origins.

By William Kolbrener  |  04:41 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 05/06/2011

Lady Gaga’s Judas video: sacrilege or sacred art?

The pop star takes on Jesus, Judas and divine love. What’s the theology of Gaga?

By Phil Fox Rose  |  09:54 AM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Osama bin Laden and the Arab uprising

9/11 was a cascade moment – it started a set of chain reactions that continue to plague us around the world.

By H.A. Hellyer  |  02:41 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 05/04/2011

How Pope John Paul II changed my life

The first time I took notice of Pope John Paul II was at his funeral. I was an atheist, as I had been for the duration of his pontificate, and I sat with my husband, a non-practicing Baptist, to watch the coverage.

By Jennifer Fulwiler  |  02:15 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 05/04/2011

Why so many relate to Pope John Paul II

By Elizabeth Scalia  |  10:09 AM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 05/03/2011

Bin Laden’s death a defining moment in American history?

May 1st, 2011 marks not the end of the war on terror, but simply, and proudly, a decisive battle victory

By Qasim Rashid  |  05:18 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 04/29/2011

Pope John Paul II: a pontiff made for television

People have heard about saints for centuries. This beatification, which is a step toward sainthood, raises up someone many feel they knew.

By Sister Mary Ann Walsh  |  02:22 PM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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