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Results tagged with 'Religion'

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A bad week to be an atheist

Published May 13, 2014

I have often explained that the reason I will never be president - aside from how, deep down, I really hate people and would just never get through a campaign - is that I'm a fairly public atheist. You know us atheists; we rank just below Muslims, child-rapists, and congressmen on a list of who people would be willing to vote for.

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A little too much religious zeal

Published June 25, 2013

I believe in religion and religious freedom. But here's what I want to know. How come it is only these Christians who have this seemingly unquenchable drive to shout at me about how great their faith is and how I ought to get on board or I'm doomed.

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What a new pope means for non-Catholics

Published March 14, 2013

We don't really understand the spectacle of the white smoke at the Sistine Chapel or the conclave called to pick a new pope. We don't really appreciate the history or the grandeur or the intense spiritual implications that surround picking this one particular man to become one of the most powerful religious leaders in modern society.

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Coming soon: "How the World Began"

Published Jan. 16, 2013

Whereas "Inherit the Wind" delivered its debate with heft and unbridled passion, "How the World Began" takes a much quieter approach to the discussion, focusing on just three normal people who become embroiled in both sides of the issue. It's "science versus religion" portrayed in a quieter way than you might expect, but no less fierce.

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Event at Marquette seeks commonality in faiths

Published Nov. 25, 2012

On Tuesday, Nov. 27 religious leaders from Milwaukee will gather at Marquette University to discuss the challenges facing faith groups in Milwaukee and identify ways to increase mutual cooperation. It's a bit easier than my idea and free to attend.

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Reader blogs:

Reject the Conscience Amendment

"The right of conscience, which includes the right to engage in activity or refrain from activity based on a sincerely held religious belief, shall not be burdened unless the state proves it has a compelling interest in infringing upon the specific action or refusal to act, and the burden is...

Talking Politics and Religion

"(Churches are blatantly and deliberately flaunting (sic, 1) the electioneering  restrictions..." Freedom From Religion Foundation.  (2)The Foundation, representing atheists and agnostics, has  filed a federal court suit claiming that the IRS  has not enforced the la...

Suppression of the Christian Voice?

"..the problem today is the suppression of the Christian voice in the public square...."  Jonathan Rupprecht  in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 13, page 9A Rupprecht, a church administrator and community columnist for the Journal Sentinel,   goes on to lament "...

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