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Chicago Evangelicals Harassed While Praying for Immigration Reform

It was five days before the mid-term elections. The race to fill President Obama's senate seat was neck-and-neck. On one side, Alexi Giannoulias strongly supported comprehensive immigration reform and the DREAM Act.
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A Proper 29 Way to Respond to the War in Iraq

How are we to respond as people of faith to the recent revelation that more than 66,000 civilians have died in our two wars?
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Friday Links Round Up: Natural Birth. Pedicures. Detroit.

Natural Birth. Pedicures. Detroit. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week:
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The Social Network, Immigration, and Imago Dei

I haven't had the energy to sit down in a while to blog. Somewhere between the multiple Google calendars and multiple modes of communication life over-shared with me.
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Obama's Remarks to the Indian Parliament and Just Peace

One goal of just peace theory is to make war obsolete. The idea is to establish justice, in all of its various iterations, so that peace will prevail.
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In the Immigration Debate, the Children Suffer Most

It's hard to ignore the children. As voiceless as children are in our world, when we hear stories of injustice being inflicted on children, it is hard not to be moved.
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This Veterans Day, Honor the Consciences of Our Veterans

Today, on Armistice Day, 18 American military vets will commit suicide.
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