So often in the past we have called upon the “guardians” of the American experiment for their advice on what they meant by such things as democracy, freedom, and religious liberty.
The year A.D. 313 is an important date in the history of religious freedom.
Is America really secular? The state and the church are two separate institutions, and no formal dominance or relationship exists between them.
What happens when biblical absolutes become politically inconvenient?
Robert A. Burt asks numerous questions about the authority of God as presented in the Bible. While it might seem overtly blasphemous to most religionists to even ask such questions, Burt does.
What is, or is not a bona fide religious liberty question?
While in Colonial days, and in some of the cases tried in the early history of the nation, the question of religion did enter into the decisions by the courts, the tendency today seems to be strongly away from such a course.
The best way to overcome racial bigotry and promote racial understanding and harmony is to practice the golden rule.
We desperately need today many more men and women of Abraham Lincoln's nobility of mind, spirit, and character.
Only when its citizens can be persuaded that civic responsibility begins with tolerance will Pakistan step out of the Dark Ages and strive for the dignity all of its diverse people deserve.
As our Christian brothers and sisters in Syria pray and hope that whatever comes next will bring them peace, we are reminded of both the virtues and liabilities of democracy.