Thoughts on the Bishop’s children…

KW writes: I am not Catholic, and having been brought up Lutheran, I don’t think I have a strong critique of a religious leader having children. Though, when I saw this dramatic story in the news, I just had to relate it back to a poem that one of my college professors really enjoyed… The […]

Yom Kippur Service at Occupy Wall Street

Please share with folks who may be interested… From: Jews for Racial and Economic Justice www.jfrej.org Kol Nidre at Wall Street When: Friday, October 7th, 7-10pm Where: Zuccotti Park

Colbert: Bill O’Reilly Proves God’s Existence

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Awakening the Dreamer Symposium 10/3/10

From Scott Carlin: An awesome opportunity is coming to the East End next weekend: Awakening the Dreamer Symposium – October 3rd. It is about changing the collective dream of our future to create environmental sustainability, spiritual fulfillment and social justice in our world. Use this link to register:  http://awakeningthedreamer.org/symposium/1870/ Date:  Sunday October 3 2010, 12:30pm […]

NYCLU and ACLU Statement on Controversy over New York City Islamic Center

Religious freedom is one of America’s most fundamental liberties, and a central principle upon which our nation was founded. For hundreds of years, even in the face of opposition, religious pluralism and tolerance have sustained and helped to define our nation. Still today, we must continue to boldly oppose religious discrimination rooted in cultural stereotyping, […]

Are Jedi Knights Libertarian or Socialist? (Please help us figure it out)

(excerpt from) The Atlantic Wire Are Jedi Knights Libertarian or Socialist? by Max Fisher on July 26, 2010 Most political journalists are also nerds, so it was probably only a matter of time until someone started debating the politics of Star Wars. This particular discussion started when an official with the Canadian prime minister’s office […]

How did Reverend Billy get to be a reverend (and a Mayor candidate)?

KW: Not sure how much this video will help with the Reverend Billy for Mayor of New York City campaign. Though, it is very cool and interesting. Lots of thoughts on religion, and what it means to be a pastor. Killing the Buddha editor Nathan Schneider talks with Billy Talen about the sequence of events […]

Liberty University bans Democratic student organization

Hat tip to US Constitutional Law Professor Jonathan Turley. News story at CNN Political Ticker: here. (excerpt) The Price of Liberty: University Bans Democratic Student Organization on Morality Grounds by Jonathan Turley / May 23, 2009 The late Rev. Jerry Falwell always insisted that he spoke for “the moral majority.” However, it appears that his […]

Verdict against Al-Zeidi: “a verdict against the Iraqi people who refuse American occupation”

(excerpt from) The Hindu News Update Service/AP Iraqi cleric calls for shoe thrower’s release A Shiite cleric has called for the release of the Iraqi journalist sentenced to three years in prison for throwing shoes at George W Bush. Sheik Suhail al-Iqabi says the sentence against the journalist, Muntadhar al-Zeidi, is “a verdict against the […]

View of the Obama Election: Bradley Thunderbird Phoenix

Bradley Thunderbird  Phoenix November 5, 2008 I cried this morning when I learned Obama was elected…tears of joy. I thank Almighty God that McCain did NOT win the presidency! I haven’t felt this happy to be an American for 8 years! Our problems are NOT over.  Neo-con and Nazi-crat thinking still has to be challenged. […]

Energy Efficiency for Religious Congregations 4/16/08

The Long Island Interfaith Environment Network invites you to: Energy Efficiency for Religious Congregations Wednesday, April 16, 2008 10:00am – 1:00pm Molloy College, Suffolk Center 7180 Republic Airport, Farmingdale, NY Lunch will be served All places of worship use energy, and often pay large bills. Energy efficiency and renewables are an important way to reduce […]

Does Your Religion Demand Renewable Energy?

from Faiths United for Sustainable Energy More than 80 % of the world’s inhabitants – nearly 5 billion people – identify with a major organized religion. Each faith has its own customs, laws, practices, and beliefs that have helped guide the lives of individuals through the challenges and difficulties of life. The principles of these […]

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