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911 Splash Page

The Spiritual Challenge

Special Features


  • Deborah Caldwell: The rumor that won't go away
  • Understanding Islam: A guide for both Non-Muslims and Muslims
  • Karen Armstrong: Have We All Been Hijacked?
  • Ingrid Mattson: American Muslims Have a 'Special Obligation'
  • Lawrence Pintak: American Buddhists Contemplate Violence
  • Kathleen Norris: The 9/11 Apocalypse
  • Jerry B. Jenkins: End Times Upon Us?
  • Desmond Tutu: Forgive the Terrorists
  • Thich Nhat Hanh: What I Would Say to Osama bin Laden
  • John Shelby Spong: God (in Heaven) Is Dead
  • T.D. Jakes: No, He Isn't and 'Faith Should not be Ashamed'
  • Neal Donald Walsch: Another Conversation With God


  • Plus:
  • Words of Comfort
  • Prayer Circles
  • Discussions
  • Sermon Library


  • Can Any Good Come of This?

    Perhaps, if it makes us:
  • Repent--and demand better from Hollywood, too
  • Be more grateful for what we do have
  • Improve race relations
  • See the heroism in our neighbors
  • Rediscover community
  • Actually understand religion


  • Plus: More ideas from our members

    What Would Jesus Do?

  • Look beyond retaliation By David P. Gushee
  • Use limited, lethal force By Richard Land
  • Wake us up! By T.D. Jakes

  • Plus:
  • What Would Moses Do? By Rabbi David Wolpe
  • What Would Muhammad Do? By Alex Kronemer
  • What Would the Goddess Do? By Starhawk
  • What Would Buddha Do? By Lama Surya Das
  • Gregg Easterbrook on the morals of our military options
  • Featured links: The ethics of war


  • Was God Trying to Tell Us Something?

  • Why We Should Be Furious With God By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach
  • The Real Question Is 'What Next?' By Frederica Mathewes-Green
  • There Is a Spiritual Reason By Deepak Chopra
  • Bishop T.D. Jakes Reacts to Falwell
  • God Gave U.S. 'What We Deserve' Falwell Says
  • Why I Said What I Said By the Rev. Jerry Falwell

  •      Your response

    Hope

  • Life Before & After 9/11 On Monday we emailed jokes. On Tuesday we did not.
  • Grateful Living After 9/11 Renewing appreciation for simple pleasures
  • Gratefulness, Not Hatefulness Use 9/11 events as a personal wake-up call
  • Create a Gratitude Ritual Tools to help you maintain a grateful perspective
  • Don't Waste Being Alive 9/11 should remind us to embrace life
  • 'Jesus Got Me Out of Tower 2' Deacon spared at WTC
  • We Need a September Easter By Max Lucado
  • What Are You Grateful For? Add your prayers
  • Poem for Peace By Mary Ann and Frederic Brussat
  • A Catalogue of Kindnesses--An archive of heroic or compassionate deeds


  • Coping & Helping

  • Fear Busters By Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
  • Fearlessness in Difficult Times By By Pema Chodrön
  • Spiritual Aftershocks By Norris Chumley
  • When Will I Get Back to Normal? By Belleruth Naparstek
  • Job-Hunting Post-9/11 By Richard Nelson Bolles
  • "Pray Boldly" Says 'Jabez' author Bruce Wilkinson
  • Learning to Pray By Nancy Haught
  • Are We Overprotecting Our Kids? By Steven Waldman
  • The Memory My Child Will Carry By Deborah Caldwell
  • When Kids Seem Unmoved An interview with Dr. Janice Cohn
  • Healing Our Relationships--After 9/11 By Hugh and Gayle Prather
  • My Daughter Has Seen Too Much Q&A With Pastor Paul
  • A Time for Music
  • After the Attacks...Counseling? By Jean G. Fitzpatrick
  • A multifaith collection of prayers on mercy, mourning and solace
  • Meditation: The Way of the Cross Tracing Jesus' passion and death

  • Restoring Your Child's Faith By Mimi Doe
  • What Do You Tell Your Kids? By Jean Fitzpatrick
  • Coping With Violent Death By Carol Staudacher
  • How You Can Help
  • Finding Emotional Support


  • The Faith Response

  • 'Us vs. Them': A Veil of Illusion Lessons the disasters can teach us. By Swami Chidanand Saraswati
  • We Need Spiritual Doctoring A Muslim doctor reports from Ground Zero
  • The Cries and Hopes of New York City's Faithful By Laura Sheahen
  • The Sukkah and the World Trade Center By Rabbi Arthur Waskow
  • A Priest on the Front Line By Reverend Lloyd Prator
  • Reactions From the National Council of Churches, Pat Robertson, and Other Religious Leaders
  • Rabbi David Wolpe, Richard Mouw and more
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