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Struggling with Tolerance

Frank Schaeffer at The Huffington Post has
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2008: Cinema in Review

Looking back on the year's movies, I'm struck by how many of my favorites featured the theme of family and community -- perhaps this reflects only my current personal concerns, or maybe there's a b
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My Advent Calendar: December 22

As the days grow shorter, darker, and colder, our longing for the light intensifies. In these lengthened days of winter, the Advent calendar window opened to reveal Mary, the mother of Jesus, the one who carried light into the world.
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My Advent Calendar

Diana's Advent reflections will conclude next week.
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An Agenda of Peace

While most attention is being paid to the deepening economic crisis, the incoming Obama administration will also inherit a number of interrelated international crises.
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Policy and Organizing: A Year in Review

It was quite a busy year for the policy team at Sojourners, and we can already hear the challenges and opportunities of 2009 calling for our attention.
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Another Reason for Being a Red Letter Christian

With the resignation of Richard Cizik as vice president for government affairs of the National Association of Evangelicals, we have one more reason why many of us are calling ourselves Red Letter C
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Border Walls Keep Out Mary and Baby

She walks the trails until her ankles swell and her back pulsates with pain.
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International Migrants Day

Eight years ago, the United Nations proclaimed Dec. 18 as International Migrants Day.
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