Sunday, September 12, 2010

Why faith matters

In today's Parade Magazine, former British prime minister Tony Blair describes his journey to Christian faith despite his father's atheism, and makes a compelling case for involvement in interfaith relief efforts:

Sadly, religion can be distorted into violent extremism. Having spiritual beliefs has never rendered a person incapable of doing wrong or evil. But far more often, faith can be a force for good... We should not allow those who use religion as a divisive force to succeed. We can harness its power and common values to bring us together.
The full article is here.

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