The Common Good

God's Politics

Americans Listening to Palestinians Listening to Israelis

What a day it was. Halfway through, many in our group of twenty felt that we couldn't take much more.
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Interview with Shane Claiborne and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove on Friendship and Leadership

Claiborne For Shane Claiborne and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, "subversive" friendship is about creating God's counterculture in the midst of a dominant culture.

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Greed is God: Exporting the Values of America's Prosperity Heresy

America, dominating the global economy, imports more goods than it exports. What is less tangible, but possibly more important, is how America exports its values to a rapidly interconnecting global society.
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Peaceful Coexistence of Science and Faith: Interview with NIH Director Francis Collins

Francis S. Collins has long been known in the science world for his leadership of the Human Genome Project, an ambitious 13-year joint endeavor by the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Energy to identify all of the approximately 20,000 to 25,000 genes in human DNA.
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My Son's Struggle with Christianity vs. Christ

As is the case for many Americans, I use the Christmas and New Year holidays as a time to reflect and try to gain perspective on matters near and dear to me.
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Five Observations from Bethlehem

We arrived in Bethlehem with our wonderful group of pilgrims. Folks are getting acquainted, and in a few minutes, our journey begins.
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Saying Good-Bye to the Pause After the Hyphen

My husband asked me that question last night: "Do you think you'll feel different after you become a citizen?"
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Video: Haitians Organize to Meet their Needs

Watch this video to see how people in Darbonne are organizing, getting the information they need and analyzing so that they can address problems caused by earthquake.

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Listening for the Call to Service

After college I completed a year of service with Public Allies New York, an Americorps service program.
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