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Shirley Sherrod's True Revelation

The controversy over the injustice done to Shirley Sherrod, the African-American woman whose comments on race were taken out of context, misreported, an
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A Rare Opportunity for Direct Civil Disobedience in Arizona

Since the recent passage of Arizona Senate Bill 1070, scheduled to go into effect on July 29, those of us working for social justice in the United States have a rare opportunity to register a particularly effective form of protest.
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Glenn Beck and the Foolishness of the Cross

Should Christians reject the cross of Jesus Christ?
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The Fruit of the Spirit For Everyone, Not Just Women

Kindness, gentleness, love, peace, joy. Would you be more likely to describe these character traits as "masculine" or "feminine"?
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BP Deliberately Alters Images from Houston Command

BP is spewing sludge into the world again, this time via the Internet, not the Gulf.
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Help for the Unemployed, Now 60 Percent Off!

We're in a recession with four or five job seekers to every open job, according to the latest stats -- so
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Glenn Beck, Wrong Again

Once again, Glenn Beck has waded into theological waters beyond his depth.
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A Sermon on the "Good" Samaritan

From what I hear, if you are taking a trip to the Holy Land you can visit the actual road from Jerusalem to modern-day Jericho, and local tour guides are happy, for the right price, to show you the
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