God's Politics
August 2007 Archives

[Y]ou cannot judge the value of an action based on whether or not it brings success. You have to judge the value of an action in relation to the action itself…. I think we may fail in our attempt to […]

There are those whose teeth are swords, whose teeth are knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, the needy from among mortals. – Proverbs 30:14-14 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via […]

Here are some key quotes from a Christianity Today interview with “Beirut-based journalist Rami Khouri, a Palestinian-Jordanian Christian. … An American citizen, he is editor-at-large of The Daily Star, the largest English-language newspaper in the Middle East. He is also […]

Cities of Light: The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain aired this week on PBS in my viewing area. The film, which looks at the period of “Moorish” rule in European history when religious diversity was accommodated within a social […]

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Study is hard work. It is so much easier to find something else to do in its place than to stay at the grind of it. We have excuses aplenty for avoiding the dull, hard, daily attempt to learn. There […]

You have heard that it was said, “An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.” But I say to you, do not resist an evildoer. But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other […]

Here’s a collection of quotes about Gonzales’ resignation from the AP. A few to start with: “Al Gonzales is a man of integrity, decency and principle. … After months of unfair treatment that has created a harmful distraction at the […]

I sat with Elvira Arellano at a press conference last weekend with representatives of our sanctuary families in Los Angeles. Several of the reporters asked her if she believed that she was the Rosa Parks of the immigrant rights movement. […]

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