The Common Good

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Mocking Our Neighbor

Last week Eugene Cho posted his thoughts on how it hurt him and his children when people,
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Rising Up to Heal a Sick Global System

It would have been the last thing they expected. They thought this was their chance to discredit him on a point of law they thought was safe ground.
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'Shooting and Crying': Israeli Soldiers Tell Their Gaza War Stories

In last week's SojoMail, the quote of the week was from an Israeli squad leader describing the incredulous reactions of his men when he took measures to protect civilian lives during the invasion of Gaza.
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Fourth Sunday of Lent: Faith into Action

Bible readings from the Revised Common Lectionary: Numbers 21:4-9; Psalm107; Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21
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You Can't Say That on TV, Mr. President

I woke up this morning to Donnie Simpson's voice (yes, my alarm clock is tuned into morning hip-hop jams on
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Staff Who Deserve Retention Bonuses

There's been quite a lot in the news recently about AIG and its concerns about retaining "talented staff" if bonuses go unpaid. I too work with exceptionally talented men and women.
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Share Your Strength

In what ways do you find community and healing from our consumer culture's profoundly screwed-up body images, supersized portion size, and meals in front of the TV? Sojourners wants to know!
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'Once Again' in Darfur

Here we are again, and again, and again. It is not a new message or a new concern. People have been suffering, starving, raped, beaten and killed year in and year out.
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