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  • The God Squad: The nuances of kneeling in prayer

    Q: Why is it Jews don't kneel to pray? I'm Jewish myself, and sometimes I feel the need to pray in this position, but I feel awkward, since I was taught not to do this. — L., via godsquadquestion@aol.com A: The Hebrew Bible has evidence of kneeling...
  • The GOP -- not a club for Christians

    In the scramble to make the GOP more diverse, a lot of people are looking at Asian Americans, whom many believe are a natural constituency for the party. I would love it if Asian Americans converted en masse to the Republican Party, but the challenge...
  • ACLU sues Catholic bishops over view that abortion is evil

    ACLU sues Catholic bishops over view that abortion is evil
    Everyone knows that Catholic hospitals don’t perform elective abortions. Incomprehensibly, Catholic hospitals even fall afoul of the church if they perform an abortion to save a mother’s life. But are they negligent if they fail to merely...
  • In Theory: Why is the church silent about religious persecution?

    Persecution affects some 600 million Christians annually, according to a study by the Hudson Institute, and the Pew Forum says Christianity is the most persecuted religion in the world. In countries such as Iraq, Egypt, Pakistan and Kenya, Christians...
  • In Theory: What is America's empathy quotient?

    A New York Times columnist is wondering: Where is the love? Nicholas D. Kristoff says there's a “profound lack of empathy” these days, after columns he wrote about food stamp recipients, prison inmates and those without health insurance...
  • There's No War On Easter

    On the heels of complaints about a left-wing "war on Christmas," now there's fuming from the right about a supposed "war on Easter." Bill O'Reilly of "The O'Reilly Factor" fame recently identified several "anti-Easter municipalities" in various states....
  • Protesters demand moratorium on deportations

    Protesters  demand moratorium on deportations
    Alejandra Henriquez said her husband was collecting scrap metal in the alleys of Chicago when he was pulled over, arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Cesar Henriquez spent two years fighting his case until the longtime Melrose Park...
  • 'Rejoicing' by Bruno Latour and 'Letters & Life' by Bret Lott, Michael Robbins on religion

    'Rejoicing' by Bruno Latour and 'Letters & Life' by Bret Lott, Michael Robbins on religion
    "I see from the standpoint of Christian orthodoxy. This means that for me the meaning of life is centered in our Redemption by Christ and what I see in the world I see in its relation to that.” James Dobson? Pat Robertson? No, these sentences were...
  • Sarah Palin plans holiday book about keeping Christ in Christmas

    Sarah Palin plans holiday book about keeping Christ in Christmas
    Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin has a new book coming, the Associated Press reports.  The book, "A Happy Holiday IS a Merry Christmas," will discuss the "over-commercialism" and "homogenization" of Christmas,  publisher Harper...
  • Plans for pet repository in San Francisco spur theological flap

    SAN FRANCISCO — This is, after all, the City of St. Francis. So when a shrine named in his honor announced plans to build a repository for pet ashes in a catacomb-like hollow under the stairs of its 19th-century church, many animal lovers were...
  • Nativity scene at Old City Plaza

     
    Elaborate figures create a dramatic Nativity display at Old City Plaza adjacent to Olvera St. in Los Angeles....
  • ‘Boxers & Saints’: Gene Yang blends Chinese history, magical realism

     
    It's hard to know whom to root for in Gene Luen Yang's graphic novel diptych “Boxers & Saints.” At once […]...