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Is all faith just projection of our "needs" on the cosmos? Or is our longing for something greater than ourselves a sign of truth?
Sylvia Poggioli of NPR described Pope John Paul II as "atoning" for past Christian anti-Judaism with his famous prayer at the Western Wall. Let's choose another verb, shall we?
AME founder Richard Allen saw in the 1793 yellow fever epidemic an opportunity to help his fellow citizens and to advocate for equality, writes Rochester Institute of Technology history professor Richard Newman.
The inaugural poet describes how she found artistic liberation within the confines of a ceremonial occasion and why the word “Obama” does not appear in her poem.
Want a public prayer? How about 'Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!'
Jim Moose works on a table to send to families in New Orleans who lost their furniture in Hurricane Katrina. Photo courtesy New Wilmington Presbyterian Church
Don’t forget us -- tell our story. Everywhere they went in New Orleans, members of a church group from Pennsylvania heard the same plea. So they told the story -- in prose, video and poetry. Then the project got even bigger.