God's Politics
January 1, 1970 Archives

The word for peace in both Arabic (salam) and Hebrew (shalom) has the same etymological root and the same breadth of meaning: wholeness, health, safety, and security. It refers to a peace experienced and lived out in the everyday historical […]

As for me, I would seek God, and to God I would commit my cause. [God] does great things and unsearchable, marvelous things without number. [God] gives rain on the earth and sends waters on the fields; [and] sets on […]

Yesterday was a beautiful sunny day in Washington, D.C., almost spring-like in the middle of January (there may be a global warming story here for another blog!). And, of course, it was the official annual celebration of the birthday of […]

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This weekend, our nation paused once again to remember the life of a modern-day prophet. In pulpits across the country, preachers offered sermons reflecting on Dr. Martin Luther King’s seemingly timeless message. While Dr. King’s words were quoted across the […]