The Common Good

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From the Malls of America to the Destitute and Lost

Do you find yourself reluctant to attend women's retreats, Bible studies, or conferences because too often they focus on fashion, dieting, women's emotions, and new forms of abdominal exercises?
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Friday Links Round Up: Royal Pizza. Gamification. Three Words on Art.

Royal Pizza. Gamification. Three Words on Art. Here's a little roundup of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:
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Where are the Women?

Well, the last time I checked, women were in the front lines of civil resistance struggles in
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Big, Fat Kisses

My first date was a big fat sloppy hour and a half of kissing (sorry Mom and Dad) supported by the screenplay of My Big Fat Greek Wedding.
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God Bless Donald Trump and the Birthers

There are times in our faith walk when we pray prayers out of simple obedience.
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African-American Clergy on Budget Cuts

On April 4th, the global community commemorated the life and legacy of Dr.
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What is the Circle of Protection?

Yesterday, the leaders of more than 50 Christian denominations and organizations drew a line in the sand of the budget debate, and asked our political leaders to do the same.
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Afghanistan Weekly Digest: Taliban Prisoners. National Security Shakeup. Military Spending.

[Editors' note: As part of Sojourners' campaign to end the war in Afghanistan, we will run a weekly Afghanistan news digest to educate our readers about the latest n
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Leaders Create Alliance to Defend Poor

Piercing through the bitter, partisan bickering regarding the nation's budget, an unprecedented and diverse group of Christian leaders announced today the forming of a Circle of Protection agains
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Violence in the Name of Faith?

I received a question from a reader recently that asked: You write a lot about the plight of the Palestinians.
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