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Flag vs. Font: Pledging Our Allegiance

"You are sealed by the Holy Spirit in Baptism and marked as Christ's own forever." (The Book of Common Prayer)
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We Must Ask Moral Questions About Our Oil Addiction (Part I)

At the same time oil is spewing from the ocean floor in the Gulf of Mexico, some politicians are already calling for more drilling, accompanied
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Praying on the Gulf Coast

Editor's note: Jim Wallis is on a tour of the Gulf Coast with an interfaith group of leaders sponsored by the Sierra Club.
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Mother of Exiles

Bill and I were vacationing in Michigan when we received the call from the White House asking if Bill would in
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Helping Women Leave the Sex Industry

Editor's note: Selling Our Children
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Am I Living the American Dream?

We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal.
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Why Christianity and July 4th May Be Compatible

This past Fourth of July weekend, I reflected on Kurt Willems' recent post, which had a lot of great po
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Friday Links Round-Up

iPhones. Broken oil rigs. The World Cup. Here's a little round-up of links from the web you may have missed this week:
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Why Christianity and July 4th are Incompatible

I want to start out this post with two huge disclaimers: What I am about to write may sound radical or irrational to some.
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