The Common Good

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Loving in Spirit and in Truth: In Support of the Cordoba House (Part II)

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a courageous and intelligent woman. Born in Somalia, she immigrated to the Netherlands in 1992. She served in the Dutch parliament from 2003- 2006.
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Mosques, Churches, Terror, and Love

Sometimes space is warranted. We need boundaries when relationships are difficult.
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In Support of the Cordoba House (Part I)

In the story of Jesus' conversation with the Samaritan woman at the Well of Sychar, we see a man and a woman from two different tribes that hate each other.
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Why We Must Challenge Society's Notions of Beauty

The earliest representations of Jesus show him eating and healing. In both instances, those who shared the scenes with Jesus included misfits, outcasts, the infirm, and the impoverished.
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Non-Cooperation with Evil in the Streets of Arizona

The clock nudged toward midnight on a cool Arizona summer evening.
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Balancing Stillness and Action

Like many others who are currently unemployed or partially employed, this seminary graduate finds herself with unexpected time on her hands.
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The Summer of Our Discontent

Remember January 2009? That month, the country witnessed the historic inauguration of Barack Hussein Obama as the 44th president of the United States of America.
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Friday Links Round-Up

Here's a little round-up of links from the web you may have missed this week:
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No Sense in Washington About Sudan

The countdown is on to next year's independence referendum in so
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