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Glenn Beck on Martin Luther King and Gandhi

Given Glenn Beck's threat that "the hammer is coming," I have been keeping my eyes and ears open to see and hear what attacks he might next make on us or the growing movement of Christians who share with us the call to
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What the Heck is 'Social Justice'?

Today I was interviewed by a sociology student who wanted to know more about "social justice." I was happy to talk to her.
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What Catholics Can Teach Glenn Beck About Social Justice

While it's generally not worth spilling any ink over Glenn Beck, his recent attacks on churches that preach "social justice" has rightly earned the condemnation of diverse faith leaders
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Healing the Nation's Soul with Mutual Respect

The health-care struggle culminating in Sunday's vote brought out the best and the worst of legislators' and citizens' behavior.
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What Glenn Beck Doesn't Understand About Biblical Social Justice

When Glenn Beck promised to devote a whole week of his television show to come after me, I wasn't sure he really meant it. I guess he did. Last night he began to make good on the threat he made on his radio show that "the hammer will fall."
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5 Books to Spark Your Soul

Alas, simply reading a book won't make you a better person.
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Ruth Was a Moabite 'Illegal' Immigrant

Every once in a while I get an "aha" moment and I can't turn my mind off, thus preventing me from a good night's sleep. Last night's "aha" moment came as I was reflecting on the issue of comprehensive immigration reform.
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