Posts tagged "washington"

Tying Knots

Becky Garrison:  In the battle for marriage equality, a federal appeals court and the Washington State legislature delivered both a love letter for same-sex couples and a Valentine's Day massacre on society, depending on one's interpretation of civil liberties and the institution of marriage. On February 7, 2012, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declared California's Proposition...

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Goes to Washington

Amy Levin talks to Robert Barnett about HHDL's visit. Prayer flags and American flags are flying side by side as His Holiness the Dalai Lama (HHDL) continues his second week of the Kalachakra, a festival for “world peace,” from July 6-16 in our nation’s capital. The calendar of events began with a celebration of...

Take America Back to What? The Founding Atheists?

For all of the -- rather successful -- efforts over the past decades to convince the nation that our founders were holy men devoted to keeping God as our national co-pilot (Beck is only the most recent in a long line ahistorical claimers), sometimes Christians have to call it the way they see it....

Praying For Prayer’s Sake
On the National Day of Prayer

by Scott Korb Listen to Scott, contributing editor to The Revealer, talk about the National Day of Prayer on BBC4's "Sunday." As defenders of the National Day of Prayer will tell you, George Washington called for our first day of prayer in 1789: “That we may then all unite in rendering unto him our...