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5 Books on the Nitty-Gritty of Nonviolence

In the November issue of Sojourners, Rose Marie Berger reviews seve
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Why I'm Not Tired of Reading About the Tea Party

Are you tired of reading about the Tea Party? The group represents 11 percent of our population, yet it has been on the front cover of every national newspaper for months now.
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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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