Published November 23, 2010
Developers of the Islamic cultural center in Lower Manhattan are seeking federal funds, and like most issues in the ongoing controversy around this project, the loudest voices on both sides are getting it wrong
Published November 02, 2010
Religion is not something we check at the voting booth door and it would be oppressive to ask people of faith to do so.
Published September 16, 2010
As Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, approaches, I ask myself and others whether or not we are brave enough to be forgiving.
Published September 08, 2010
Like him or not, the president has been consistent in his efforts to reach people where they are.
Published September 02, 2010
While no soldier should be forced to fight a battle which they deem to be immoral, neither can soldiers make such decisions for themselves independent of some real consequences.
Published August 19, 2010
In a culture increasingly unable to distinguish between available data and reliable information, more and more Americans will think themselves justified in holding beliefs which have no basis in fact.
Published August 13, 2010
The successful spiritual journey is a natural outgrowth of asking ourselves where we need to be, where we are most likely to fulfill whatever it is we understand to be our life's purpose. And you don't need to leave home to experience it.
Published June 25, 2010
In learning to remember the Korean War, we teach ourselves that people matter most and that the events of their lives should be recalled because we care about the people who lived them.
Published June 20, 2010
Three lessons in fathering from the biblical fathers.
Published June 18, 2010
While I’m opposed to the death penalty, once the citizens of a state have agreed to permit it, I am entirely supportive of implementing it by firing squad.