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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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Jane Eyre, Sucker Punch, and Feminism

Hollywood is generally fairly reluctant to produce films with strong feminist messages. It is far easier to sell women cast as the sexy sidekick or vapid damsel in distress.
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I know that Jesus is the Answer, But What Does That Mean?

Is the gospel about Jesus rescuing us from hell and transporting us to heaven
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A Reflection on Easter: Beyond Chocolate and New Bedding to the True Gospel

I've often wondered what people in America think when they actually read the story of Jesus rising from the dead for the first time.
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Success in the Immigration Reform Movement After SB 1070

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the signing of SB 1070 in Arizona, the controversial bill that mobilized thousands around
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Ayn Rand, Manichaeism, and Christianity

Ah, the voice of Ayn Rand from St. Petersburg, Russia rises again with the opening of a new movie based on her novel, Atlas Shrugged.
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Raising Up Voices for Indigenous Justice

During my travels connecting with communities as part of an
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