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The group that was most likely involved in these terrible attacks in Mumbai was not just a militant group, as we often see in the press, but it was a group motivated by religious ideology.
Though the Mumbai attacks were deeply disturbing, the role of religion in this tragic case does not seem to be much different than in most other cases of so-called “religious terrorism” in recent years.
Pastor and bestselling author Rick Warren hosted a special gathering honoring President George W. Bush’s work to fight HIV/AIDS. Religion and Ethics NewsWeekly Managing Editor Kim Lawton covered the event.
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As President-elect Barack Obama put his economic team together this week, there were more signs of the magnitude of the financial crisis across the globe.
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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton says President-elect Barack Obama’s newly named head of the Domestic Policy Council, Melody Barnes, has strong ties to the moderate and liberal faith community and has worked to include people of faith in policy discussions.