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Religious Tolerance in the Constitution

Conservatives who want to make hay about the religion (or lack thereof) of the President or members of Congress should re-read the Constitution. Toleration of other religions was so important the Founders included it in the original text. 134 more words

Politics

Kerala in South India: A Separate, Gentle Place

Because I know North India so well, South India stunned me. All the usual images of India – camels, turbans, the Taj Mahal, tattered beggars on crowded streets, women pulling sheer scarves across their faces – these are all northern. 1,236 more words

Journeys

E Pluribus, Pluribus

Another nail in our Republic’s coffin?

Germany: Holy War Erupts in Hamburg

The unrest began on the evening of October 7, when around 400 Kurds gathered outside the Al-Nour mosque near the central train station in Hamburg’s St. 512 more words

Politics

The Dead Arabic Dream

The regional situation is so sad, that singing about it has become our only remaining past time. (even ISIS’s troops are imported!

This beautiful video (and vocals) has been circulating for a few days… 120 more words

Equality

Spiritual Sundays: Religious Tolerance

Wishing everyone on the “Blogosphere” a very Happy Sunday! I will be doing a “Spiritual Sunday” post every sunday dedicated to religion since it does play an important part of happiness in our daily lives. 622 more words

Blogpost

Distinctively Open

Visiting my daughter in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, gave me a chance to learn more about the Moravians, who founded Bethlehem in 1741 as their American headquarters. They made me think: there is more than one way of being a sect. 410 more words

Global Christianity

"Open your mouth for the mute" --Proverbs 31:8

An update about the campaign to show solidarity with persecuted Jehovah’s Witnesses in Eritrea:

“Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all who are destitute.” (Proverbs 31:8)

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Eritrea