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September 23, 2008

In this TED talk, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt breaks down human moral values into five basic elements, then shows how an individual's placement on the liberal-conservative spectrum is determined by how much emphasis that person puts on each of these values.

September 19, 2008

View a couple of campaign commercials in which presidential candidates wear their religion on their sleeves.

September 18, 2008

With all the press given to Gov. Palin's Pentecostal past, many forgot the Democratic Party has its own share of influential Pentecostals running the show.

September 17, 2008

Are religious values sometimes used as a shield for discrimination?

September 06, 2008

News reports selectively cited quotes from Sarah Palin's speech to "M.C." students. View her entire speech and add your own knowledge.

August 19, 2008

Krista vents her frustration about certain media coverage on the Saddleback forum with Sens. Obama and McCain.

August 13, 2008

A column Waldman wrote for the Wall Street Journal asks whether a campaign video may have crossed the line.

June 04, 2008

Finding the line between doing good and crippling those one's trying to help — at home and abroad.

April 11, 2008

CNN is broadcasting a presidential candidate forum on faith issues this Sunday, April 13, at 8:00pm ET that includes both Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama (as of this post, John McCain had not accepted the invitation to participate).  I hate to admit it, but I think I’m not alone in acknowledging that my attention to this year’s presidential election ebbs and flows as the long months of campaigning continue.  But I will tune in this weekend with hopes of hearing a substantive dialogue on ”pressing moral issues that are bridging ideological divides now more than ever, including poverty, global AIDS, climate change and human rights.”


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