FAITH & POLICY

How Faith and Community Dominate Foreign PolicyTwo weeks ago, the French president-elect admitted he is a “practicing Christian” and was strongly criticized for breaching the post-revolution consensus on the laicization of the state. Last month Boris Yeltsin became the first Russian head of state to be buried with Russian Orthodox rights in 133 years. The …

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THE RELIGION TEST

Romney’s Mormon QuestionWhat does the Constitution mean when it says there should be no religion test for office?time.com

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SPIRITUAL PARENT

The Awful Truth About Letting GoOn a day when students should have been wrapping up final projects and papers, studying for exams, and thinking about finding some boxes to begin packing up their cluttered dorm rooms, they were instead fleeing campus, searching for lost friends, and tearfully calling home.beliefnet.com

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ART ON A MISSION

The War of ArtAsk nine out of ten people what the purpose of art is, and they will say, “to express yourself.”americanthinker.com

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MEMORABLE QUOTES

“Criminalizing even the vilest hateful thoughts—as opposed to willful criminal acts—is inconsistent with a free society.” – Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) “History fails to record a single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline. There has been either a spiritual awakening to overcome the moral lapse, …

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