Guest Voices: news

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 12/21/2012

Afghan women in the context of transition

Politician appeals for support to “put more women in positions of power and decision making.”

By Massouda Jalal  |  01:25 PM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Afghanistan; Afghanistan news; Afghanistan war; war in Afghanistan; Kabul; Afghan women; Massouda Jalal; female candiate for Afghan president

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Waiting for peace

A cease-fire feels like it’s the last thing on anybody’s mind, says a Jerusalem-based writer.

By Daniela Deane  |  12:41 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel; Israel news; Israel map; Israel iran; nation of Israel; Jerusalem Israel; Israel gaza; Israel hamas; Israel Palestine; Israel Palestine conflict; Israel national news; iran and Israel; Palestine Israel conflict; rocket strikes; airstrikes; Daniela Deane; Palestinian intifada

Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Consciousness without brain

What enables it? What about when someone is in a coma (no brain function)?

By Roger Whiteway  |  06:14 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bible, healing, news, personal note, prayer; Eben Alexander; coma

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Religious minorities in the Middle East: It’s complicated

Understanding the sects and their tensions is crucial in crafting any foreign policy for the region.

By Susan Froetschel  |  01:42 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  religious minorities; religious sects; Muslims; Shias; Sunnis; Sunni; Shia; Susan Froetschel; Middle East; Mideast; campaign 2012; election 2012; grid; news; nation; election 2012; politics; campaign2012; buzz; debates 2012

Posted at 12:14 AM ET, 10/23/2012

Why was Obama kvelling about Israel?

His repeated invocations of, and praise for, Israel leads me to believe that he will settle for nothing less than 7,478 percent of the Jewish vote come Nov. 6, 2012.

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  12:14 AM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  news; nation; election2012; politics; campaign2012; buzz; debates2012; debate2012; grid; Israel; foreign policy; Jews; Jacques Berlinerblau; Jewish vote; grid; campaign 2012; election 2012

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 07/19/2012

Teavangelicals are latest incarnation of religious right and Moral Majority cultural movements

Teavangelicals see America’s fiscal crisis through a biblical prism, citing numerous passages in the Bible that clearly view fiscal responsibility as a virtue.

By David Brody  |  01:13 PM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tea Party, teavangelcials, David Brody, CBN News, Moral Majority, religious right

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Do you have faith in the media?

Many Americans say the media sensationalizes religion.

By Diane Winston and John Green  |  01:14 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  spirituality, news, religon, religion and politics