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    Rami Elhanan and Mazen Faraj are members of the Parents Circle-Families Forum, a grassroots group that unites bereaved Israelis and Palestinians who have lost immediate family members to the Middle East conflict. Together they promote a message of dialogue, reconciliation, and peace. More

    March 5, 2010 | Comments (2)

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    “Most of our faith traditions believe God gave us the gift of sexuality, so it has deep theological meaning for us. I don’t think we can say sexuality isn’t a religious issue. It deeply is a religious issue.” More

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    Three movie watchers ponder the religious, spiritual, and moral themes in Avatar, Up, The Hurt Locker, and more. More

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    “Any conflicts between Muslims and Copts, in the subway or the market, will always end up being taken in the religious context,” says Alexandria University professor Rifaat Lakkousha. More

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    Religion’s role in US foreign policy, gays in the military, and Mennonites and the national anthem were all in the news this past week. More

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    “Breathing is one of the most basic prayers,” says Liz Ellmann, who heads Spiritual Directors International. “We are so close to God we’re as near as our breath.” More

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    “Most of the countries that did get a lot of aid are not success stories,” says New York University economics professor William Easterly. More

    February 19, 2010 | Comments (2)

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    “The most successful poverty reduction program in the world right now is letting people cross the US border…and that’s a very basic way we could help a lot of Haitians right now is just let in more legal Haitian immigrants to escape poverty.” More

    February 19, 2010 | 0 Comments