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Video: Financial Crisis Has Election Implications

Jim Wallis was on PBS's Religion & Ethics Newsweekly yesterday to discuss the Wall Street bailout and the moral implications for the nation and the election. Watch it here.
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SBC-Controlled Bookstores Remove Magazine With Women Pastors on Cover

Just recently, more than 100 bookstores controlled by the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) removed the recent issue of Gospel Today-an issue whose cover highlighted the gospel-work of women.
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A Historic Week for South Africa

The political events in South Africa over the last week have been historical
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Micah's Challenge to the Future President

Yesterday, the United Nations met to discuss our progress toward cutting global poverty in half by 2015. Tonight, the U.S.
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Talking to the New Evangelical Voters

During the final week of the 2000 presidential election, I was in the fall semester of my freshman year in college, feeling incredibly hungry-hungrier than I had ever been before.
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And the #1 Threat to America: BEARS!

Last week was a busy one, getting the blog switched over from Beliefnet to our own web site. Sharp-eyed readers have noticed a few bugs, but since we're over the hump I thought a little Friday fun was in order. Fans of the Colbert Report know that Stephen has done has done a lot to raise awareness of the dangers of bears. His work remains unfinished.

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Common Ground With the Muslim World

What do Madeleine Albright, Richard Armitage, Ingrid Mattson of the Islamic Society of North America, Richard Land of the Southern Baptist Convention, a Muslim imam, a Catholic bishop, a retired Li
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