The Common Good

Lauren Markoe

Lauren Markoe writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Lauren Markoe

Posted by Lauren Markoe 4 days 21 hours ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a self-identified socialist who’s perhaps the most left-leaning member of Congress, is expected to announce this week that he will seek the Democratic nomination for...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 1 week 4 days ago
Beheadings, enslavement, kidnappings, and rape plague minority religious communities across the Middle East, and it’s time for President Obama to fill a job created to address their plight, a group...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 1 week 6 days ago
Amid a heated debate over his vocal opposition to homosexuality and same-sex marriage, Atlanta pastor Charles Stanley will decline an award he planned to accept from the Jewish National Fund in...
Posted by Lauren Markoe 3 weeks 23 hours ago
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who is expected to launch his presidential campaign April 13, often talks about faith and wrote about his religious convictions in his 2012 book, An American Son: A Memoir....
Posted by Lauren Markoe 3 weeks 5 days ago
At a synagogue in Charleston, S.C., more than 20 years ago, teenager Rachel Nussbaum began wrapping tefillin — two black boxes attached to leather straps that Jewish men wear as they pray.To the...