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The Real Housewives of Proverbs 31

As a working mother who lives in the Washington-metro area, I admit that I was dreading Bravo's new program The Real Housewives of D.C.
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We Need a Clean Energy Conversion

We need a clean energy conversion.
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Reel Images of Immigration: Farmingville

[Editor's Note: This week we will have a series of reviews on films with a focus on immigration. Check back each day for a new film review, and visit www.faithandimmigration.org for more information]
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Can Muslims Follow the Biblical Christ and Still Be Muslim?

Lately, I've been hearing a lot about the "Insider Movement" which is what missionary experts refer to as Muslims who love and follow Jesus while rem
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What I Meant To Say About Missouri

When my previous post about Missouri's health-care insurance vote and obesity rates was posted, commenters told me I was
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The Dangers of Just Peacemaking

Just peace theory holds that peace can only come when the basic needs of people are met. This need includes health care.
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REEL Images of Immigration: The Visitor

[Editor's Note: This week we will have a series of reviews on films with a focus on immigration. Check back each day for a new film review, and visit www.faithandimmigration.org for more information]
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Update from Haiti: Despite Ruin, Pockets of Hope

Driving today through Port-au-Prince in the glaring summer sun, there is still plenty of rubble being removed. Presumably, almost seven months after the earthquake, bodies are still being discovered.
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'Darkness Cannot Put Out Darkness': Friends Murdered in Afghanistan

Ten more lives were lost in Afghanistan last week. Many people will likely say this danger is reason not to work in Afghanistan, yet I would disagree.
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A World Free of Nuclear Weapons

August 6, 1945. It was a sunny morning in the city of more than 300,000 people. Some were on their way to work, children were playing in the streets.
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