| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Dr. William C. Weckerly willl present an Interfaith Forum of the three major monotheistic religions on Thursday, Nov. 17, fromm 9:30 a.m.- 11 a.m. The dialogue will be in Room 108A of the Cooper Memorial Library on the at Lake-Sumter Community College ...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 1:14 AM
The imam behind a proposed Islamic community center and mosque near ground zero cautioned Wednesday that moving the facility could cause a violent backlash from Muslim extremists and endanger national security.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf told CNN that the...
| Sep 11, 2010
| 5:54 AM
Amid an atmosphere of unease, President Barack Obama wants Americans to mark the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by recapturing the sense of common purpose felt on that dreadful day.
"If there is a lesson to be drawn on this anniversary, it...
| Sep 11, 2010
| 8:19 AM
Washington, D.C. and New York -- On the 9th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks Saturday, issues of religious tolerance and partisan politics overshadowed somber ceremonies remembering the more than 3,000 people killed in the terrorist...
| May 15, 2011
I scrambled out of bed at dawn's first light, dashed to the barn to milk a cow, stopped by the chicken coop to collect fresh-from-the-hen eggs, then doubled back to the farmhouse for breakfast. Six of us gathered around the table at Verdant View Farm B&B,...
| May 4, 2011
| 9:12 PM
IRVINE — The Dalai Lama brought his trademark spiritual wisdom and lighthearted personality to UC Irvine on Wednesday in a speech capping this season of the university's Living Peace Series.
Tenzin Gyatso, formally known as His Holiness the 14th...
| May 10, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Whether it's the U.S. president ordering the killing of an Islamist extremist in Pakistan, a Long Island congressman scheduling hearings on the radicalization of Islam in America, or mullahs in Afghanistan exhorting mobs to violence in response to a...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 7:20 PM
The idea of interfaith harmony might strike some as ironic in light of the immensity of interfaith disharmony through history right down to the present. This is particularly true at the moment in some Muslim-majority nations, where persecution of...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 6:11 AM
A new billboard campaign in Indianapolis will soon tell people they don't need God to live a good life. Drivers headed south out of Indianapolis along U.S. 31 will see a new billboard next week reading, "You don't need God - to hope, to care, to love,...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 5:07 PM
Last week, New Republic contributing editor, Yossi Klein Halevi, came to town. I was surprised to see other La Cañadans in the crowd when Halevi spoke at Valley Beth Shalom synagogue in Encino, but on further reflection, my reaction was misplaced. La...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:58 PM
It was standing-room only at Tuesday night's regular Grand Rapids City Commission meeting. Most of the public comment was directed toward a proposed resolution to the city's health care coverage of abortions.
First Ward City Commissioner Dave Shaffer...