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A Challenge to My White Brothers and Sisters — Acknowledge Your Defensiveness and Learn to Listen
Originally Posted: 01/13/2015 - 3:13pm | Type: Blog

Resist control. A conversation is the easiest form of releasing power. If you can’t do that, you will have little success doing so in systems, structures, and interpersonal relationships ...

Disarming Our Speech
Originally Posted: 11/12/2014 - 9:35am | Type: Magazine Article

Christine A. Scheller I Beg to Differ: Navigating Difficult Conversations With Truth and Love. IVP Books.  PO ...

What God Has Joined
Originally Posted: 05/15/2013 - 9:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite Social, political, and economic forces can either undermine the institution of marriage–or foster a society w ...

Pope Francis Calls for Intensified Dialogue with Muslims
Originally Posted: 03/22/2013 - 1:56pm | Type: Blog

Pope Francis on Friday called for more intense dialogue between religious leaders, particularly Muslims, as he tries to recalibrate relations between the world’s two largest religious groups. ...

Citizens United, Freedom of Speech, and the Liberation of Listening
Originally Posted: 08/21/2012 - 9:14am | Type: Blog

As Paul Tillich once said, “The first duty of love is to listen," so for us to love our neighbors as Jesus’ proclaimed, perhaps we start not with preaching, but with listening, and thus showing an appreci ...

'Croon Her to Sleep with Freedom Songs'
Originally Posted: 06/08/2012 - 12:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Anne Marie Roderick The goal of social justice parenting is not to produce the "right" kind of child—it is to create an environ ...