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January 1, 1970 Archives

I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. – Elie Wiesel + Sign up […]

Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to care for orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world. – James 1:27-27 + Sign up to receive our verse of […]

the latest reports on Gerald Ford’s legacy, James Brown’s funeral, the murder rate, Ethiopia-Somalia, Iran, Iraq policy and interfaith dialogueSign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full news summary: Gerald R. Ford. 38th President Leaves A […]

While I was doing research on the New Atheism, I had the pleasure (not) of viewing the DVD The God Who Wasn’t There. As expected, the film’s glowing reviews are from atheist Web sites (surprise, surprise). But regardless of one’s […]

Much as I love him, the length and depth of McLaren’s list makes me sick. Hey, some of us have school-aged kids over here! Irresistable Revolution, by Shane ClaiborneBlink, by Malcolm GladwellWalking the Dog, by Walter MosleyA Wideness in God’s […]

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