Abortion is not condemned in the Bible is the conclusion that Pagan blogger Gus diZerega reaches to his own surprise: Scripture mentions human life being in the womb at some point, but it NEVER mentions that conception is where Biblically important life begins.  All one can tell from the Biblical passages is that at some…

The Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper is Senior Minister of Judson Memorial Church in New York City and author of GRASS ROOTS GARDENING: RITUALS TO SUSTAIN ACTIVISM. My people are shovel ready: they are ready to shovel the manure out of the barn and clean political and economic house. When I gave the pastoral prayer on…

Progressive Revival blogger Randall Balmer talks to Jon Stewart about Obama, faith and the White House.  The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th 11p / 10c Randall Balmer Daily Show Full Episodes Important Things With Demetri Martin Funny Political NewsJoke of the Day

David Waters in his Under God blog asks these good questions about President Obama’s decision to defer a final decision on the non-discrimination hiring policy for groups getting federal money though the new White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships: The goal of the new faith-based initiative, Obama said at the National Prayer Breakfast…

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Michael Lerner

Rabbi Michael Lerner was a student and disciple of Abraham Joshua Heschel when Lerner studied at the Jewish Theological Seminary. He earned a ph.d in philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley and a second ph.d in clinical psychology at the Wright Institute. He subsequently formed the Institute for Labor and Mental Health where he did research on the psychodynamics of American politics, and discovered the immense hunger for "meaning and transcendent purpose for life and work" that became the hallmark of what he calls "a poltiics of meaning." Lerner founded and is Editor of Tikkun Magazine and Chair of The Network of Spriitual Progressives.

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