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Why I'm at Sojourners

I was concerned last week when I received a phone call from a person who informed me that there was no way I could both be a Christian and work for Sojourners.
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Heading off Next Year's Deadliest War

The stakes in Sudan are high, as there are less than six months until south Sudan is slated to vote on independence.
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The DRC: The Worst Place on Earth to be a Woman

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a beautiful, lush country, with fertile soil and rich minerals.
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Community Organizing Affirms Human Dignity For All

In Sojourners magazine, Danny Duncan Collum's
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Friday Links Round-Up

Jon Stewart on Ground Zero. Revisiting the Lower Ninth Ward. The March on Washington. Here's a roundup of links from around the web you may have missed this week:
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Remembering Katrina: A Reflection

I arrived in the faith-based advocacy community in Washington, D.C. fresh out of divinity school.
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The Legacy of Martin Luther King: We Won't Turn Back

[Editor's Note: In anticipation of the anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 1963, God's Politics will feature a series of posts on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King.
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What Constitutes Sacred Space at Ground Zero?

Close to nine years after the attacks on September 11, Lower Manhattan remains plagued by the sight of a gaping hole where the Twin Towers once stood.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Was a Social Justice Christian

This coming Saturday, August 28 will mark the 47th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where King delivered his famous "I Have a Dream Speech." Glenn Beck has chosen this d
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The Legacy of Martin Luther King: From 1963 to 2010

[Editor's Note: In anticipation of the anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 1963, God's Politics will feature a series of posts on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King.
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