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No Conviction
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

In a world where following Christ is decreed to be a subversive and illegal activity, you have been accused of being a believer, arrested, and dragged before a court.</p> In ...

Bill Maher's Religulous: Polemic Based on Cynical Preconceptions
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

Bill Maher is that rare thing: a media figure unafraid to say what he really thinks. Bill Maher is that rare thing: a media figure unafraid to say what he really thinks. When he ...

Video: Flobots on Faith - The 'Rise' of New Music for New Movements
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://flobots.com/">Flobots</a> are a Denver-based, hip-hop/rock alternative group, whose powerful activist lyrics explore issues from globalization and poverty to war ...

Methodists Consider Divestment
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Alexis Vaughan United Methodists in the U.S. ...

The Stories We Tell Ourselves
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:43am | Type: Magazine Article

Brian D. McLaren Our 'framing' stories aren't serving us well. But there is an alternative: the good news of Jesus. ...

Break-In Threatens Christians
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Janna Hunter-Bowman Just before 3 a.m. on June 14, intruders forcibly entered Justapaz, the justice and peace office of the Colombian Menn ...

God Behind Bars
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:41am | Type: Magazine Article

Nancy Hastings Sehested In the prison-industrial complex, is there hope for redemption? If I threw open my arm ...

Pitfalls of Power
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Corbey Dukes Like many in the Christian community, I became greatly disillusioned with the Religious Right. Li ...

America's Four Views of God
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez American theists perceive God in four general ways, a ...

Real Product: Sweet Salvation
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Struggling to explain God's ways to your Sunday ...

Pop Culture Christianity
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel Rae Mathewson Since the box-office success of Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ, there's been a lot of hoopla about ...

'The Fast I Choose'
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elaine Storkey What will we see if we view the global economy through the lens of faith? I've always foun ...

God's New Creation
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C. Eastertide concludes in May wit ...

Earth in the Balance
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Alan Betts The faith community will need to step up its role as protectors of creation. By profession I am a c ...

Woof! Alleluia! Woof!
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Let all creation praise! Worried that your pooch won& ...

The Overlooked Schism
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:32am | Type: Magazine Article

E.J. Dionne Jr. America's religious communities and the battle over government. The core divisions among ...

Halleluyah, YO!
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Clifford Rivera "The wind blows wherever it pleases." Word? The scene is played out. We need some Eden! Were Abba the DJ, ...

Spiritual Revolutionaries
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Amy Ard Some activists possess a certain quality that's hard to put your finger on; you just know it when you see it. They are hopeful when the situation seems hopeless, they ...

Cinema Paradiso
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary Cycle C. Passion Week is a popular time f ...

Thwack! for Jesus
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez There's no better way to prevent boredom than pl ...

A Theology of Place
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lyndsay Moseley Something is bound to go terribly wrong when so many Christians see the planet as an unimportant holding place where we aw ...

Noticed Pleasures
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Edward A. Daugherty Common Life, Robert Cording's fifth poetry collection, is informed by religious faith and enacts it. ...

Love in Words and Deeds
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Peter Murphy I just finished Barack Obama’s article in the November 2006 issue of Sojourners (“One Nation ... Under God?”), and I am deepl ...

Reference Points
Originally Posted: 03/15/2011 - 2:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Stephen Petrie In “A Red Letter Campus” (by David Black, September-October 2006), Black asks, “What does it mean for a college to be calle ...

What if the Amish Were in Charge of the War on Terror?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:52am | Type: Blog

I confess: Over the last 10 days, I did not pay much attention to the Amish school shooting. As the mother of an 8-year old girl, I find school violence stories too painful to follow.</p> ...

Judas, We Hardly Knew Ye
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger The 'gospel' of Judas and The Da Vinci Code make Christianity unrecognizable. It’s ...

The 'Rule' of God
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurence Keith Thanks for “Found in Translation” (by Brian McLaren, March 2006). It was very thought-provoking, and the metaphors are crea ...

Participating in the Divine
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Dale W. Brown Ron Hansen talks about stories, faith, and being a 'Christian writer.' P ...

A People's Identity
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Whenever you helped the needy - or ignored the poor - Jesus said, "you did it to me." ...

Speaking Truth To Power
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Douglass Bakke I applaud Larry Rasmussen' I applaud Larry Rasmussen’s efforts to find the middle ground between the positions of just war theory an ...

God's Politics: A Better Option
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 11:11am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Why can't personal ethics and social justice - together - become a real political choice? ...

Free People: A Christian Response to Global Economics
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg One of the big lies of the modern age is that economics is uninteresting. One of the big lies of the modern age is that economics is ...

What's a Myth
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:50pm | Type: Magazine Article

Gary Downing SAY IT AIN'T SO! SAY IT AIN'T SO! Tell me you didn't quote "Christianity' ...

Is Islam the Enemy?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Charles A. Kimball How Christians and Muslims navigate the road ahead will have profound consequences for both communities--and for the wo ...