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Obama's Call for Civility Amid Prayer Breakfast Controversy
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

President Obama <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/remarks-president-national-prayer-breakfast">spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast</a> this morning, with a plea for c ...

Doing Justice
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Harvard professor Michael J. Sandel on civility in public discourse. Harvard professor Mi ...

The Urgency of Civility
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Respecting the image of God in one another. The call from the member of Congress was almost despera ...

Video: An Interview with Michael Sandel on Civil Dialogue in the Struggle for Justice
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with Michael Sandel, Harvard Professor and author of the new book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0374180652?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=so ...

Praying for Those Liberals
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

I remember being instructed as a new Christian many years ago to pray for influential Hollywood people. I remember being instructed as a new Christian many years ago to pray for i ...

Health Care: Where Do We Go from Here?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Sixteen Christian leaders talk faith, policy, justice, and reform. Featuring Jim Wallis, Harry R. Sixteen Christian leaders talk faith, policy, justice, and reform. Featuring Jim ...

Our National Loss of Civility
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

"You lie!" yelled Representative Joe Wilson during President Obama's recent address before a joint session of Congress. "You lie!" yelled Representative J ...

The Downstream Media and the Death of Political Civility
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

The passing of Sen. The passing of Sen. Edward Kennedy has brought forth many reflections on his ability-regardless of his reputation as the archetypal Massachusetts liberal-to en ...

As a Pediatrician, a Muslim, and a Mother: Speaking Out for Health-Care Reform
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

As representatives from many different faiths, we stand together today, united in our support for health-care reform so that affordable, quality health care can be made available to all. ...

An Open Letter On Health Care to Conservative Christians in the U.S.
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Dear Friends,</p> Dear Friends, Although today I would not call myself a political or social conservative, I am grateful for my heritage as an evangelical Christian: My ...

Discovering Common Ground
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

The media coverage and analysis of <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/17/us/politics/17text-obama.html?pagewanted=print">President Obama's speech at Notre Dame</a> on Sunday lar ...

Be Not Afraid: Faith and Reason in the Notre Dame 'Scandal'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Notre Dame President Rev. Notre Dame President Rev. John Jenkins is facing furious backlash after inviting President Barack Obama to give the university's commencemen ...

Lord, Save Us From Your Followers: Neo-Apologetics and a Return to Civility
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

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Obama, Perkins, Palin, and a Plea for Christian Civility
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:17pm | Type: Blog

Whew. Take a breath, Christians! Whew. Take a breath, Christians! I just read all the comments to my post Friday on Barack Obama's historic acceptance speech of a major p ...