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As a working mother who lives in the Washington-metro area, I admit that I’m dreading Bravo’s new program The Real Housewives of D.C. (begins 8/05).  I took some comfort in the Washington Post’s scathing advance review of it: Every word of […]

This week, best-selling author Anne Rice renounced Christianity on her Facebook page, “For those who care, and I understand if you don’t: Today I quit being a Christian. I’m out.”  She continued: “I remain committed to Christ as always but […]

This week, my daughter’s sixth-grade class visited a mosque.  In advance, the teacher prepared instructions about how to dress and behave.  At home, we talked about respecting others’ faith (even when we find things difficult to understand), expectations of religious […]

With most of the online world buzzing about Lost, another tale of loss caught my attention in this morning’s Washington Post.  It began by posing the question:  “If 2008 was the year Democrats finally got religion, will 2010 be the […]

In March, I signed The Civility Covenant issued by the folks at Sojourners.  Believe it or not, the Civility Covenant wound up being somewhat controversial as critics from both the political right and left attacked the document.  From the left, […]

The creators of the cartoon South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, have been all over the news this week.  On the show’s 200th episode, they sort of depicted the Prophet Muhammad thus attracting the attention of a radical website […]