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Americans Deeply Ignorant About Religion

"The person whose writings and actions inspired the Protestant Reformation was Martin Luther, Thomas Aquinas or John Wesley?" Less than half (46 percent) of Americans know the answer is Luther, and
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The Affordable Care Act at Six Months: What's Next for People of Faith?

Last week was a-buzz about the six-month anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. And rightfully so.
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We Won't Back Down from Beck

Ah, the evils of "social justice"!
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"Oh Say Can You See": Learning to Disagree in Love (Part I)

The two authors of this blog post have been having a good conversation over the past six months and thought it might interest others as well. First, though, it seems like a good idea to give you a little background about who we are and why we have been talking.
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Just a Few Days Left to Save Thousands of Children's Lives

With just a few days effectively left in this session of Congress, as a grassroots organizer I feel like I'm in the middle of a political thriller, the movie preview for which would include that d
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Peace or Partisanship? New START Reaches a Critical Juncture

Nuclear policy typically moves at a glacial speed, with opportunities for progress few and far between.
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Coal Country: Is it Mine or God's?

[Editor's Note: On 10.10.10, 350.org is coordinating 2700 events in 150 countries to address climate change
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