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September 21, 2007 Archives

Save Souls or Feed the Poor? (by Jim Wallis)

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In honor of the publication 100 years ago of Christianity and the Social Crisis, the classic book by social gospel founder Walter Rauschenbusch, his great-grandson Paul Raushenbush published Christianity and the Social Crisis in the 21st century, the text of […]

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Turn the Other Cheek (by Diana Butler Bass)

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About a decade ago, I wrote a newspaper column offering a theological critique of Promise Keepers, the then-massive Christian men’s movement. Within a few days, negative mail (remember letters?) swamped my office. One missive proved especially memorable: “Dear Diana, Promise […]

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Jesus Loves Kathy Griffin Anyway (by Gareth Higgins)

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After a year of scandals in which celebrities such as Mel Gibson, Don Imus, and Isaiah Washington have reminded us that fame does not cancel out bigotry, Kathy Griffin last week became the latest public figure to make such headlines […]

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Christians in the Crossfire (by Jim Wallis)

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I wrote earlier this week about the importance of Christian identity in sorting out questions of war and peace. I suggested that our membership in the body of Christ should be more determinative of our position on the wars of […]

Verse of the Day: ‘By justice a king gives stability’

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By justice a king gives stability to the land, but one who makes heavy exactions ruins it. – Proverbs 29:4-4 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail

Voice of the Day: Menchu on the Duty of Christians

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We feel it is the duty of Christians to create the kingdom of God on Earth among our brothers. This kingdom will exist only when we all have enough to eat, when our children, brothers, parents don’t have to die […]

Daily News Digest (By Duane Shank)

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the latest news on Jena 6, SCHIP, Israel air strikes on Syria, Iraq-Congress, Moveon, Blackwater, Darfur, Iran, Israel-Palestine, immigration, prison books, Episcopal Church, Myanmar, and Australia Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail »

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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