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"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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The Rise of the “Nones” – Young Americans Are Doing Without Church

Rose window from interior of the National Cathedral, Washinton, DC. Photo by BF Newhall


I was in Bethesda, Maryland, for the annual Religion Newswriters Association conference last weekend. Here’s what I found out about the religiously unaffiliated in America. Read more.


Brutality Begets Brutality, That’s Why Torture is Not OK — An American POW’s Story

I’d like the forty-nine percent of Americans who say torture is sometimes justified to hear the story of an American POW who survived a brutal forced march during World War II. My conclusion: Brutality begets brutality.