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January 1, 1970 Archives

Jim Wallis: Let’s Clear the Air

posted by gp_intern

Kos, you have responded to my post on the Left and religion from yesterday by saying, “Huh?” I have no idea what Wallis is talking about. Isn’t his point exactly what I wrote? Maybe I’m missing something, but it’s as […]

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Diana Butler Bass: Giving Up Lent for Lent

posted by gp_intern

This week, Christians around the world begin Lent – the 40-day period of fasting, prayer, and repentance leading to Easter. In seminary, one of my friends eagerly awaited his yearly celebration of Lent, calling it his “favorite church season.” Since […]

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Tony Jones: Honest Questions for Mitt Romney

posted by gp_intern

OK, I’ll be honest. I’m ambivalent about Mormonism, and, be it Mitt Romney or any other Mormon, I’m ambivalent about the idea of voting for a Mormon. And I’ll bet that a lot of Christians, if they’re honest too, agree […]

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Verse of the Day: Fasting

posted by gp_intern

Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke? Is it not to share your bread with […]

Voice of the Day: Elder Joseph the Hesychast

posted by gp_intern

The helping of others, the giving of alms, and all external goods don’t calm the arrogance of the heart. Humility of the mind, the pain of repentence and the breaking of the will, however, humble the proud spirit. -Elder Joseph […]

Duane Shank: Daily News Digest

posted by God's Politics

The latest news from Iran, homelessness, Iraq-UK troops, and Dems-, Anglicans, Libby trial, and select Op-Eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full news summary: Anglicans. After Anglican meeting, Episcopal Church on notice – “Holding […]

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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 ...

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 ...

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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