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Under God: September, 2012

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Prepare to chill out, D.C.: Eckhart Tolle, spiritual mega-teacher, making his first D.C. appearance

Spiritual celeb-guru Eckhart Tolle is appearing in Washington next week to help Washingtonians achieve “freedom from excessive thinking.”

By Michelle Boorstein  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 09/27/2012

‘Jesus wife’ Coptic papyrus is a fake, declares Vatican newspaper

Citing concerns about fragment’s authenticity and its origin, the paper also criticized Harvard.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  04:37 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jesus wife papyrus; Coptic fragment; Karen King; early Christianity; Harvard Divinity School; Vatican; Rome; early Christianity

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Madonna about President Obama: ‘Yes, I know Obama is not a Muslim’

Music icon said she was being ironic when she endorsed the president during a D.C. concert.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  04:04 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Madonna; MDNA; President Obama; black Muslim; religion;

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Obama: ‘The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam’

Addressing the U.N. General Assembly, President Obama calls for tolerance and speaks out against violence.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:46 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.N. General Assembly; President Obama; prophet of Islam; prophet Muhammad

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Obama: ‘The United States has a profound respect for people of all faiths’

In his prerecorded weekly address, President Obama comments on balancing religious freedom with condemnation of violence in the Muslim world.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  05:03 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  religious freedom; respect for people of all faiths; President Obama; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Romney: ‘Economic freedom is the only force that has consistently succeeded in creating sustained prosperity’

In an editorial, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney promotes economic freedom in America

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  04:47 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney; Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; economic freedom

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Perry: An untruth ‘is that people of faith should not be involved in the public arena’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on need for “Christian warriors” to stand up to President Obama and his “cronies in Washington.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:55 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry; Republican presidential candidate; Quote of the Dat; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Romney on Palestinian-Israeli conflict: ‘This is going to remain an unsolved problem’

Statements Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said at a May fundraiser about the prospective of establishing peace between Palestinians and Israelis.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:30 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Palestinian-Israeli conflict; peace process; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; Georgetown

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Waxman: ‘I think there are some Jewish voters that are voting Republican’

California congressman on Jewish voters leaning towards Romney.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  01:57 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benjamin Netanyahu; President Obama; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; voting Republican; politics

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Ryan: ‘American foreign policy needs moral clarity and firmness of purpose’

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan on keeping the peace in a speech prepared for the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  12:51 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Paul Ryan; Values Voter Summit; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 09:18 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Doubts about Jesus’ wife papyrus

The only thing surprising about the news was its timing, says world-renowned theologian N.T. Wright.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  09:18 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jesus wife papyrus; Jesus' wife; Karen L. King; Harvard scholar Karen King; my wife;

Posted at 10:45 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Prominent black clergy support Maryland same-sex marriage

Sharpton, fellow ministers express support, challenge use of gay marriage to divide black voters.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  10:45 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  same-sex marriage, gay marriage, Rev. Delman Coates, Rev. Al Sharpton, Maryland Civil Marriage Protection Act

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Romney: ‘It’s never too early for the United States government to condemn attacks on Americans and to defend our values’

Romney critiquing President Obma and the U.S. Embassy in Cairo for statements he characterized as being sympathetic to protesters.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  02:00 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Libya and Cairo embassy attacks; protests in the Middle East; Mitt Romney; President Obama; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Obama: ‘There is absolutely no justification for this type of senseless violence’

Appearing at the White House with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, President Obama responded to the violent protests in Libya and Egypt.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  01:50 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  protest in the Middle East; Prophet Muhammad; President Obama; Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Did Jesus have a wife?

Citing a newly discovered writing, a Harvard scholar argues that Jesus might have been married.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  03:43 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mary Magdalene; Jesus; Karen L. King; Coptic writing; Jesus Christ; wife; Vatican; Rome

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Newsweek’s #Muslimrage draws ire, humor

Newsweek’s latest cover story featuring angry Muslim men sets social media abuzz.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  05:22 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  islam; Muslim Rage; #Muslimrage; Muslims

Posted at 07:21 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Amid tensions in the Middle East, reject all voices of extremism

Voices of hate that hope to fracture our society along religious lines should have no place in public discourse.

By Nathan Lean  |  07:21 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  anti-Islam film; anti-Muslim film; Innocence of Muslims; Prophet Muhammad; Islam; Muslim world; Nathan Lean; protests; attacks at U.S. Embassies; U.S. Embassies and consulates

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Bauer: ‘We owe no apology to Islamists’

Radical Islam, not a movie, is the cause for the wave of protests, said the former presidential candidate.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  05:40 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Family Research Council; Values Voters Summit; Gary Bauer; attacks on U.S. Embassies; Islam; Prophet Muhammad; Innocence of Muslims

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Ryan at Values Voter Summit: Obama is failing to lead in the Middle East

GOP vice presidential candidate said the president isn’t “consistent” in wake of the embassy attacks.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  02:08 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Values Voter Summit; Paul Ryan; Family Research Council; Mitt Romney; President Obama; embassy attacks; Libya

Posted at 07:07 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Anti-Islam film stirs outrage as violence spreads

Reaction is swift to negative portayal of Islam’s prophet and spreading Mideast violence.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  07:07 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anti-Islamic film; innocence of muslims; sam bacile; terry jones; prophet muhammad; Hillary Rodham Clinton; anti-islam film; attacks in U.S. Embassies

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Church of Scientology opens national affairs office in D.C.

Office dedication occurs at a time of increased scrutiny of the faith and popular adherent Tom Cruise.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  02:10 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Church of Scientology; Church of Scientology national affairs office; Scientologists; Tom Cruise; Vanity fair; L. Ron Hubbard; The Master

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Mormon official on church stance in politics: ‘We do not direct them on how to vote’

The church reiterated its position in the wake of an e-mail suggesting Mormons in Nevada to register the faithful, a message that was linked to a Romney supporter.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  10:09 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mormons; Mormon Church; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; LDS Church; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Eagle Scout activist shares family story at Democratic National Convention

Young advocate and author was invited to discuss his family and support for same-sex marriage.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  10:08 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Zach Wahls; lesbian mothers; DNC: Democratic National Convention; Iowan delegate

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Obama: ‘We know that churches and charities can often make more of a difference than a poverty program alone’

President Obama commenting on working together as he accepted the Democratic nomination for president.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  02:58 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democratic National Convention; DNC; President oBama; God talk; nomination speech; Georgetown; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 09/07/2012

On Jerusalem, ‘the president has a personal view’ and ‘the administration has a policy’

An Obama campaign official commenting on why President Obama ordered Democrats to change language in their platform to add a mention of God and Jerusalem.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  02:27 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerusalem; God; President Obama; Democratic National Platform; Democratic National Convention; change language; Georgetown; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 08:53 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Hopes run high for Obama’s speech

By Hamil R. Harris  |  08:53 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/06/2012

What does it mean to offer a prayer?

If prayer means endorsement then God is made small, says Rabbi David Wolpe, who prayed at the DNC Wednesday.

By David Wolpe  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DNClive; Democratic National Convention; Rabbi David Wolpe; Rabbi Wolpe; invocation; benediction

Posted at 10:20 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Metropolitan Nicholas: ‘Grant to all here a deep and abiding respect for the task at hand’

His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit delivered the opening invocation at the DNC.

By Jeannine Hunter  |  10:20 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas; DNClive; Democratic National Convention; benediction; invocation

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Bishop McKenzie speaks at DNC, remembers Barbara Jordan

Religious leader recalls pioneering politician as she addresses the convention on opening night.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  08:10 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DNClive, Vashti McKenzie, Bishop Vashti McKenzie, Democratic National Convention, Julian Castro

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Marriott: Mormons are ‘coming out of obscurity’

Speaking to a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints congregation Sunday in New Hampshire, longtime friend J.W. “Bill” Marriott credited Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife Ann Romney for helping more people understand the faith.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  03:11 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  J.W. "Bill Marriott; DNClive; Mitt Romney; Ann Romney; Mormon church; Mormonism; Ann Romney; Republican presidential candidate; Republican presidential nominee; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Romney: ‘My friends cared more about what sports teams we followed than what church we went to’

During his convention acceptance speech Thursday night, Republican presidentianl nominee Mitt Romney discusses growing up as a Mormon in Michigan.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  03:12 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RNClive; Republican National Convention; Mitt Romney; Faith 2012 Quote Archives; Quote of the Day

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Ryan: ‘Each one of us was made for a reason’

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan discussing religion at the Republican National Convention Wednesday night.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  03:05 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Paul Ryan; RNClive; Republican National Convention; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

 

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