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December 26, 2006 Archives

Voice of the Day: Robert F. Kennedy

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Let no one be discouraged by the belief there is nothing one man or one woman can do against the enormous array of the world’s ills, against misery and ignorance, injustice and violence. … Few will have the greatness to […]

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Verse of the Day: “The Heart of the Contrite”

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For thus says the high and lofty one who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, and also with those who are contrite and humble in spirit, to revive the heart of the […]

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Shane Claiborne’s Books of the Year

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This first list is a few books I got into this year and below that, some I carry around all the time. Torture and the Eucharist, by Willam CavanaughAn Ethic for Christians and other Aliens in a Strange Land, by […]

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Jim Wallis: Christ’s Divinity Should Inspire Humility, Not Arrogance

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In the continuing The Washington Post/Newsweek online discussion “On Faith,” I was asked: Do you believe that Jesus Christ was the son of God? If so, what exactly does that mean? If not, who was he? My response follows: Yes, […]

Jeff Halper: Untwisting ‘the Truth’

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Jeff Halper continues his dialogue with Virtual Talmud bloggers on the controversy surrounding Jimmy Carter’s book, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, this time responding to Rabbi Joshua Waxman’s post titled, “Twisting the Truth.” Twisting “the truth”? Since when are polemics (repeating […]

Jeff Halper: Moral Blindness

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Israeli peace activist Jeff Halper continues his dialogue with Virtual Talmud bloggers, this time responding to Rabbi Susan Grossman’s post titled, “Israel’s Good Fences Against Bad Neighbors.” The problem evidenced by Rabbi Grossman’s response is not a disagreement over facts […]

Amy Sullivan’s Books of the Year

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I do enough heavy reading professionally – when I read for pleasure, I’m looking for a good novel, or very entertaining non-fiction. These five are guaranteed beach, holiday, or plane reading: My Fundamentalist Education: A Memoir of a Divine Girlhood, […]

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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

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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 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)
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