God's Politics
March 2007 Archives

This piece by Adam Isacson of the Center for International Policy is particularly revealing of the high-level links between members of the Colombian government (including military) and right-wing paramilitary groups that are included on the U.S. list of World Terrorist […]

The latest news on the House-budget, Iran-British captives, Iraq-Senate, Iraq-Saudis, Arab-Israeli peace offer, US attorney firings, immigration, Massachusetts-Sudan disinvestment, poverty-New York City, social networking, abortion, and select op-eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full […]

Ah, you that turn justice to wormwood, and bring righteousness to the ground! … They hate the one who reproves in the gate, and they abhor the one who speaks the truth. Therefore because you trample on the poor and […]

Whoever loves true prayer and yet becomes angry or resentful is his own enemy. He is like a man who wants to see clearly and yet inflicts damage on his own eyes. – Evgarius the Solitary Treatise on Prayer, 64. […]

Last week Congress started to inject just a bit of sanity and morality into the discussion about proposed trade agreements with Colombia, Peru, Panama, and South Korea. A congressional proposal, whose full text has not been publicly released, would seek […]

I was recently engaged in conversation with a friend who recounted an interesting dialog. He was being asked a number of questions about Islam. Since it was unclear where the questioner was heading, my friend asked. The response went something […]

The latest news on Iran, immigration, Arab League Summit, Iraq- Congress vs President, budget, inequality rising, presidential politics, Tuskegee airmen, women in prison, religion and select editorials. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full news […]

Great indeed is the baptism which is offered you. It is a ransom to captives; the remission of offences; the death of sin; the regeneration of the soul; the garment of light; the holy seal indissoluble; the chariot to heaven; […]

“You have heard that it was said, “You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.” But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father […]

The delegation of religious leaders – including Sojourners/Call to Renewal’s Jeff Carr – that recently traveled to Iran was the subject of last week’s NOW. From the PBS summary: Producer Jamila Paksima revisits her birth country of Iran with American […]