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  • Mailbag: Sweat lodge helped connection to nature

    I was heartened to read your story on Andrew Soliz and his Native American sweat lodges ("A spiritual place to sweat," Feb. 10): I was a lucky participant at one of his sweats, and they are run with integrity, safety and the utmost respect for the...
  • Mailbag: Former county treasurer is one to talk

    Re: "Libertarianism is our American roots," Community Commentary, Dec. 22: This letter is in response to the publication of Chriss Street's letter concerning libertarianism and Washington "fat cats." My first response is, really? With Street's financial...
  • On Faith: Society could take some cues from tennis court

    For many years I've been playing tennis at Orange Coast College and learning important life lessons: •The players are a diverse group — a wide range of ages and ethnicities, both genders, many walks of life. •The sportsmanship and...
  • Norway tragedy should make us look inward

    What a tragedy that has occurred in Norway, all because someone sees no value in "multiculturalism," a word that is defined also by religious tolerance and racial equality. This makes me reflect upon our own country and some of the racial comments I...
  • Church, temple join for Interfaith Weekend

    Church, temple join for Interfaith Weekend
    Scholar-in-residence Joshua Stanton will join a rabbi and a priest for the annual Interfaith Weekend with St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church and Temple Beth El, both in Boca Raton. The 26th annual interfaith weekend between the congregations will explore...
  • Walking a tightrope in Cuba

    Walking a tightrope in Cuba
    When Pope Benedict XVI visits Cuba on Monday, the trip will be held up as a milestone in tolerance and religious freedom there. But last weekend, Cuban police arrested 80 dissidents, including leaders of the protest group Ladies in White. Most were...
  • How To Talk To Your Kids About Controversial Topics

    How To Talk To Your Kids About Controversial Topics
    A billboard in Grand Rapids is raising eyebrows.  The sign reads, “You don’t need God – to hope, to care, to love, to live.” It’s sponsored by the national non-profit Center For Inquiry, which has a Michigan affiliate...
  • An-Nur mosque seeks dialogue with people of other religions

    An-Nur mosque seeks dialogue with people of other religions
    The An-Nur mosque, located in a former Dodge/Chrysler dealership showroom on Philadelphia Road, in White Marsh, is austere. There’s little about it to draw attention from the street outside. The floor of the mosque’s main hall is covered with...
  • Islamic center near ground zero touts first big event as center's grand opening

    Islamic center near ground zero touts first big event as center's grand opening
    Earlier this month, signs of life returned to what was once a gaping pit, frozen in sadness and rife with emotion, as part of the memorial at the World Trade Center opened on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. This week, another grand opening...
  • Bound together by different faiths

    Bound together by different faiths
    This summer, the Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists, preached on the U.S. Capitol grounds to promote his 2011 world peace initiative and related quest to reconcile the world's great religions. I've always been fascinated by his very...
  • On Faith: Extremism, intolerance exists all over

    Osama bin Laden is dead, but his brand of religious extremism lives on. This is not to say that such religious extremism is exclusive to Islam and Muslims. Extremism infiltrates the minds of religious zealots, nationalists, racists, environmentalists,...