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January 1, 1970 Archives

Voice of the Day: Stanley Hauerwas on Worship

posted by jmcgee

One reason why we Christians argue so much about which hymn to sing, which liturgy to follow, which way to worship is that the commandments teach us to believe that bad liturgy eventually leads to bad ethics. You begin by […]


Verse of the Day: ‘The noise of your songs’

posted by jmcgee

I hate, I despise your festivals, and I take no delight in your solemn assemblies…. Take away from me the noise of your songs; I will not listen to the melody of your harps. But let justice roll down like […]


George Mitrovich: Buck O’Neil’s Hall of Fame Dream Deferred

posted by jmcgee

Editor’s note: Buck O’Neil, who died Friday, was the star first baseman and manager of the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro baseball leagues, the first African-American coach in the major leagues, and a major voice in remembering and recounting […]


Duane Shank: Daily News Digest

posted by jmcgee

The latest news on Iraqi civilian casualties, Jimmy Carter on North Korea, Iran, Darfur, exporting the faith, religious tax-exemptions, partisan politics, and homelessness. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full news summary: Iraq. Study Puts […]

Diana Butler Bass: ‘What if the Amish were in charge of the war on terror?’

posted by jmcgee

I confess: Over the last 10 days, I did not pay much attention to the Amish school shooting. As the mother of an 8-year old girl, I find school violence stories too painful to follow. Despite attempts to avoid this […]

Amy Sullivan: Federally-Funded Faith

posted by amy sullivan

This four-part Boston Globe series on faith and foreign aid is required reading this week. And it’s especially troubling for those of us who have tried to convince our friends on the progressive side not to freak out about the […]

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When I tell people that I work on immigration reform, they usually laugh or say, "way to pick an easy topic." Everyday it feels like there is more fear, more hate. Raids are picking up in Nevada, California, and New York. A number of senators ...

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Audio: Jim Wallis on "Value Voters" on The Tavis Smiley Show
Last week Jim was on The Tavis Smiley Show and talked about how the changing political landscape will affect the upcoming '08 election. Jim and Ken Blackwell, former Ohio secretary of state, debated and discussed both the impact of "value ...

posted 10:11:56am Oct. 16, 2007 | read full post »

Verse of the Day: 'peace to the far and the near'
I have seen their ways, but I will heal them; I will lead them and repay them with comfort, creating for their mourners the fruit of the lips. Peace, peace, to the far and the near, says the Lord; and I will heal them. But the wicked are like ...

posted 9:35:01am Oct. 16, 2007 | read full post »

Daily News Digest (by Duane Shank)
the latest news on Mideast, Iran, Romney-Religious right, Blog action day, Turkey, SCHIP, Iran, Aids-Africa, India, Budget, Brownback-slavery apology, Canada, and selected op-eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Blog ...

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