Tag: Moral issues

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    “You’re not tolerant,” says this Christian philosopher, “if you’re indifferent. You’re tolerant if you disapprove of the other person’s religion but put up with it nonetheless.” More

    September 9, 2011 | Comments

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    In the recent midterm elections, fear and anxiety eclipsed moral reasoning and religious discourse, says Howard University theology professor Harold Dean Trulear. More

    November 9, 2010 | Comments

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    Two religious conservatives offer their views on political involvement, Glenn Beck, evangelical Christianity, and more. More

    October 8, 2010 | Comments

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    “There is some new energy for religious conservatives that’s growing out of the Tea Party,” says George Mason University political scientist Mark Rozell, who calls the relationship between the two groups “mutually reinforcing, even though they are not necessarily all the same people.” More

    October 8, 2010 | Comments

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    Facing fierce opposition from Republicans, Democrats are pleading for bipartisanship and teamwork. Senate Democrats invited religion reporters to the Capitol to talk about “the moral imperatives of health care and climate change” and to ask religious communities to “speak out against obstructions.” More

    October 21, 2009 | Comments

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    For many, the fundamental issue behind stem cell research is the moral status of tiny, one-week-old human embryos. Scientists think these cells can help them find cures for many severe illnesses, but harvesting those cells kills the embryos. Ethicists say the right and wrong of destroying even unwanted embryos in order to do promising medical research depends on what you think those embryos are.

    July 27, 2001 | Comments