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Honor Roll: KION Central Coast News

[Editor's Note: Welcome to Sojourner's Truth and Civility Election Watch Honor Roll. This post is part of a series of submissions from our constituents that highlight organizations and individuals engaging in positive, honest discourse.]
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Seeking Mercy (and Justice) in Mississippi

In 1994, Jamie and Gladys Scott were convicted in a Mississippi state court.
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Honor Roll: The Institute for Civility in Government

[Editor's Note: Welcome to Sojourner's Truth and and Civility Election Watch Honor Roll. This post is part of a series of submissions from our constituents that highlight organizations and individuals engaging in positive, honest discourse.]
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Holding Evangelism and Social Action in Tandem

The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization in Cape Town, South Africa has been very clear: There is no dichotomy betwee
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Justice for All Means Justice for Gays and Lesbians

I wonder how we find room for hatred.
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5 Books on Making Nonviolence Work in a Scary World

In the November issue of Sojourners, Rose Marie Berger reviews seve
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Friday Links Round Up: The Simpsons. Ethnic Studies. Walter Brueggemann.

The Simpsons. Ethnic Studies. Walter Brueggemann. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week:
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Abuses of Faith in this Election Season

You have to wonder -- when political ads focus on a college prank pulled by your opponent -- what else could that money have gone to?
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As Passionate as the Parisians

They are rioting in Paris to prevent the government from resolving its debt crisis on the backs of the middle class.
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Christians and Bullying: Standing with Gays and Lesbians

My mother used to give us kids two instructions:
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