religion

Reader Input: Most religions teach tolerance

I was about to send a letter in support of Dorothy Van Huff’s excellent defense of religion (“Try for a real relationship,” Reader Input, June 26), when I saw Mr. ...

Reader input: Freedom meant for all faiths

 The first amendment of the Constitution states: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion.” In 1791 thi ...

Reader Input: Reader’s God is not perfect

A lot of people believe that the ills of society can be cured by bringing God back into the public square. I ask, which God? Is it the Gods of ancient Rome? Where is Thor? Maybe ...

Reader Input: God does not condone hate

In a letter by one Kevin McNaughton on May 14, he claimed that religion is a “cancer on the planet.” Interesting. Webster’s New College Dictionary, when related t ...

Readere input: Let’s strive for more civil discussions

I have followed the angry anti-religion letter by Kevin McNaughton (Reader Input, May 14) and some angry responses to it. First, I must admit there is much that I agree with in K ...

Reader Input: God gave us all we see

A recent letter by one Kevin McNaughton states that if you believe in God that you have a mental illness (“Religion a cancer on our planet,” Reader Input, May 14). We ...

Reader input: Thankful to be free to worship

A recent letter by Kevin McNaughton, Pilot Hill (Religion cancer on our planet, Reader Input, May 14) stated that we should all “be our own god.” Well, Kevin, we choo ...

Reader Input: Religion a cancer on our planet

A recent letter by one Dorothy Van Huff and others discuss the aspect of religion on our society and the “benefit” of worship (“Don't put blame on religion,&r ...

Reader input: Don't put blame on religion

It’s OK to be religious (most of the time). Here we go again blaming the world’s ills on religion according to Ron Lowe, of Nevada City (Reader Input, May 6) espousin ...

Reader Input: Religion central to our nation

To Norman Pettit: Your letter, “Freedom from religion a right, too” (Reader Input, July 6), is an insult to our Founding Fathers, to God, to Elly Derr and to me. Firs ...