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December 22, 2006 Archives

Voice of the Day: Martin Luther King Jr.

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Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. – Martin Luther King Jr. + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail

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Verse of the Day: “Bless Those Who Persecute You”

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Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly; do not claim to […]

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Tony Jones’ Books of the Year

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The Things they Carried, by Tim O’BrienOne Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia MarquezThe Kite Runner, by Khaled HosseiniHow (Not) to Speak of God, by Peter RollinsPhilosophy and Theology, by John D. Caputo Tony Jones is the National Coordinator […]

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Tony Campolo: Getting Our Own Microphone

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We Red Letter Christians (Evangelicals who don’t want to be identified with the Religious Right) have long been frustrated by the fact that we haven’t had the means to get out the message of who we are and what we […]

Our Books of the Year

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One of our regular bloggers, Diana Butler Bass, had the great idea to asked the Red Letter Christians group for short lists of their favorite books that they’ve read this year. We’ve gotten a great response and will be sharing […]

Karen McKim: ‘Twas the War Before Christmas

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Fed up with the so-called “War on Christmas” craziness? One of our readers decided to fight back – with poetry: ‘Twas the month before Christmas; with anticipation,I’d prayed to be peaceful, I’d felt adoration. The Good News was soon to […]

Duane Shank: Daily News Digest

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The latest news on Iraq, draft machinery to be tested, Iran sanctions,  Iran elections, New Orleans, Giulani, political ads, immigration, the farm bill, and select op-eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full news summary:Iraq. […]

Deanna Murshed: O Strangled Town of Bethlehem

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“It is unconscionable that Bethlehem should be allowed to die slowly from strangulation.” – Archbishop Desmond Tutu When we hear about Bethlehem this Christmas season, what do we imagine? A town far away and frozen in time? Or security walls, […]

Bob Francis: Religious Correctness on the Campus?

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I found Mark C. Taylor’s New York Times op-ed, “The Devoted Student,” interesting but off-base. Students exist who wouldn’t know how to handle a serious intellectual engagement with ideas seemingly hostile to faith. However, though these students exist, I am […]

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Why I Work for Immigration Reform (by Patty Kupfer)
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 who supported comprehensive reform only a few months ago

posted 12:30:52pm Oct. 16, 2007 | read full post »

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 voters" on the election and what those values entail. + Down

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 the tossing sea that cannot keep still; its waters toss u

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 action day. Thousands of bloggers unite in blitz of green

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