“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.”
"The Talmud tells us when we go up to heaven and give an accounting of ourselves the very first question the Almighty asks us is whether we conducted our business affairs with integrity and honesty."
Watch Brookings Institution senior fellow William Galston talk about the vices and virtues of market societies and what Jewish tradition has to say about the economy and our human inclinations.
Watch William McGurn, a vice president at News Corporation, talk about Wall Street, wealth, Catholic teaching, and the market economy.
The notoriously tough maximum security Sing Sing Prison in New York State is a forbidding place, not where you would expect to find a program offering an accredited master’s degree in professional studies in religion. The course is sponsored by the New York Theological Seminary, and it’s been at Sing Sing for a quarter of a century. More
Kim Lawton, E.J. Dionne, and John Allen join Bob Abernethy to discuss religion news in the year to come.
You feel the sense of rejection that is very real for people nowadays losing their home, not finding the shelter they want, not finding acceptance, feeling rejected by human beings or by God, by institutions.
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.
We have a story today about a born-again preacher in Juarez, Mexico who takes care of the poorest of the poor - unwanted, drug-addicted, mentally ill street people with no place to live.