Category: Religion

Annie Levin: Bringing Left Politics to American Christianity

The Institute for Christian Socialism is trying to build left-wing solidarity within religious communities

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Kalpana Jain: America’s religious communities are divided over the issue of abortion

Please Help Znet           Source: The Conversation New York City, New York – June 24 2022: Roe Vs Wade Ruling Protest at Washington Square Park. Abortion Rights Protest Photo by Jfern Visions/Shutterstock     Since the first indications that the U.S. Supreme Court could overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, Read more…

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Julia Conley: Supreme Court Ruling Turns Separation of Church and State Into ‘Constitutional Violation,’ Warns Sotomayor

“We are witnessing one of the most extreme Supreme Courts in modern history rewrite the most basic social commitments of our society”

Russell Moore: This Is the Southern Baptist Apocalypse

“I only know firsthand the rage of one who wonders while reading what happened on the seventh floor of that Southern Baptist building, how many children were raped … while we boasted that no one could reach the world for Jesus like we could.”

Julia Rock, Matthew Cunningham-Cook, Andrew Perez, David Sirota: The End of Roe v. Wade Is the Culmination of Years of Right-Wing Efforts

For decades, the American right has eroded the federal right to an abortion, while Democrats have failed to safeguard it

Michael Moore: The Forced Birth Ruling

An entire gender was degraded, the fertilized egg was declared a human being, and all citizens are now conscripted to follow a vicious edict of the Catholic Church

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Arundhati Roy: On Religious Nationalism, Dissent, and the Battle Between Myth and History

We are currently in that dangerous place where there is no set of facts or histories that we can agree upon, or even argue with

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Badri Raina: How Tenable Is It to Teach Just One Scriptural Text in State-Funded or Aided Institutions?

If moral teaching is to be part of a school curriculum in a multi-religious polity like our republic, there should be no argument against including moral insights from all our religions

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Badri Raina: As Muslim Women Fight for Justice, Time for the Republic to Speak

What irony that those who appropriated a natural biological fact to argue for faith in denying entry to women into the Sabarimala shrine should be unable to support young Muslim women for whom wearing the head scarf is equally an article of faith

Chris Walker: West Virginia Students Stage Walkout After School Hosts Christian Revival

More than 100 students at Huntington High School in Huntington, West Virginia, staged a walkout to protest a school-sanctioned religious revival that some of their teachers required them to attend

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