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Spirituality

Ethics and Religion Talk: Does clergy child abuse cover-up affect clergy moral authority? Part 2

Submitted 12-17-2018 under OPINION

Continued...as a member of the clergy what do you think of your profession weighing in on ethical issues [when it seems unable to police itself]?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Does the clergy child abuse cover-up affect clergy moral authority?

Submitted 12-10-2018 under OPINION

In recent months we have seen reports from Philadelphia of wide spread clergy sexual abuse of children followed by wide spread cover-up also committed by clergy. As a member of the clergy what do you think of your profession weighing in on ethical issues when it seems unable to police itself?

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Ethics and Religion Talk - Forgiving oneself

Submitted 12-03-2018 under OPINION

How do I forgive myself for the terrible things I’ve done?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is renting space to Unitarians a defamation of God's name?

Submitted 11-26-2018 under OPINION

To the person who felt compelled to send me an anonymous letter explaining that you are cutting off support to Ahavas Israel because I am profaning the sanctity of God by allowing a church to worship in our building on Sundays: You are a coward.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What are you grateful for? Part 2

Submitted 11-19-2018 under OPINION

This week, the Ethics and Religion Talk panel continue to answer the question, ‘What is the one thing in your life, in your community, in the world near or far, for which you are the most grateful?’

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What are you grateful for? Part 1

Submitted 11-12-2018 under OPINION

Leading up to Thanksgiving next week, I invited the Ethics and Religion Talk panel to answer the question: ‘In the past year, what is the one thing in your life, in your community, in the world near or far, for which you are the most grateful?’ Here is the first set of responses. More next week!

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Does God really hate divorce?

Submitted 11-05-2018 under OPINION

In a previous column, one of the columnists claimed that “God hate divorce.” Is that really the case? Does your tradition believe that there is no scriptural support for ending a bad marriage?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Non-Biblical sources of wisdom

Submitted 10-29-2018 under OPINION

Ryan asks, When making any decision, either on ethics, doctrine, theology, etc, what sources would you explore besides your sacred scriptures?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Alternative Truth?

Submitted 10-22-2018 under OPINION

If our society keeps on accepting various forms of truth or personal versions of truth, what warranties do we have that we will not self-destroy?

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Triennial Interfaith Dialogue will explore whether religious identities are what unites or divides us

Submitted 10-19-2018 under NEWS

Christian, Jewish, and Muslim voices weigh in on an important and timely topic.

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