Topic: War and Peace

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    The Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on sentencing juveniles convicted of murder to life in prison with no possibility of parole. Justice Scalia reminded the Court that many states allow it and “the American people…have decided that’s the rule.” But Justice Ginsburg suggested such sentencing makes a juvenile “a throw-away person.” More

    May 25, 2012 | Comments

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    “We don’t treat soldiers that are atheists as atheists. We treat them as soldiers,” says Colonel Stephen Sicinski, base commander at Fort Bragg. More

    April 20, 2012 | Comments

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    People of faith, black and white, need to be involved in resolving conflict through means that are other than violent, says Harold Dean Trulear, who teaches applied theology at Howard University School of Divinity. More

    April 13, 2012 | Comments

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    Watch more of our discussion in the wake of the Trayvon Martin case about racial disparities in American society, religious ideas on human dignity, and revenge versus justice in contemporary culture. More

    April 13, 2012 | Comments

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    “We’ve come a long way as a nation where there’s a racial issue, but we still have a long, long, long way to go,” says Rev. Fred Luter Jr., who is expected to become the first African-American president of the Southern Baptist Convention. More

    April 11, 2012 | Comments

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    Does the US have a duty to act? Is it possible to somehow intervene in Syria and still do more good than harm? “Nothing is certain in human affairs,” says this political and moral philosopher. More

    March 16, 2012 | Comments

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    “I feel the voice of God echoing from the mountains all over this place,” says a Syrian Christian pilgrim visiting Deir Mar Musa, an ancient desert monastery in Syria reestablished by Jesuit priest Paolo Dall’Oglio. More

    March 8, 2012 | Comments

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    “America has an agenda for homosexuals in Uganda,” says Pastor Joseph Serwadda, and accepting gay rights as human rights and human rights as gay rights “is going to be very tough on Africa.” More

    February 24, 2012 | Comments

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    “We don’t want a religious state,” says Muslim Brotherhood member of parliament Ossama Yassin. “We want a modern, civil, democratic state belonging to the people.” More

    February 10, 2012 | Comments

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    “If we can bring in some light, the darkness will not overcome the light, and that’s where faith is. We believe that.” More

    February 3, 2012 | Comments

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