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Forbidden Revivals and the Birth of Bluegrass
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/summer-sundays"></a></p> In the days of my childhood, summer was the season of the big-tent reviv ...

Organizing Hope
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Tapping the reservoirs of church and community. Regardless of the outcome of the current pre ...

Video: Jim Wallis on "A Daily Show with Jon Stewart"
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

Jim talks about the new movements in faith and politics described in his latest book, <a href="http://www.sojo.net/thegreatawakening"><em>The Great Awakening</em></a>.</p&g ...

Making It Real
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 12:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Sine How to live as if another world were already here. A growing number of Christians, out of a concern f ...

New Old-Time Country Music
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum The Carolina Chocolate Drops keep an America tradition alive. The wave of young people pla ...

A Reverence for Song
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Steve Thorngate The Trumpet Child, by Over the Rhine. When comedian Gracie Allen took up painting, sh ...

Want to Change the World?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Ideology, without love, is worse than nothing. If, as Shakespeare once noted, even the de ...

Seriously, Is This What Hell Is Like?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Someone foolishly suggested I should actually play in public. After less than a year of violin ...

'They Are All Our Children'
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh One of the opening scenes in Angels in the Dust shows waking children, some two to a bed, others with cats curled up beside th ...

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Poverty 101 Poverty 101 Why are there so many starving people in the world? What is food s ...

Word Become Fresh
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 8:43am | Type: Magazine Article

Kimberly Burge Finding God in theater. Prelude: Live theater first enraptured me with a burst through the ...

Acts of Strength
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 8:43am | Type: Magazine Article

Lisa Wagner-Carollo Incarcerated women use theater to share their stories - and shape their lives. I need you, ...

Bridges to Compassion
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ginny Moore Kruse Gripping books for young people provide handles for engaging the world - even the world of violence and war. ...

Soul-Freeing Pursuits
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kathy McGinnis A list of life-shaping books for children. Children’s literature provides one of the most upli ...

Memory in the Age of My Space
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jesse Holcomb Remembering who we are in a digitally fragmented world. At least one of these things has probabl ...

Stories of Solidarity
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Singing the songs of a bygone world. "I was thinking about the disappearing American ...

Pete Seeger and the U2charist
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

During the <a href="http://www.tribecafilmfestival.org/">Tribeca Film Festival</a>, I happened to catch the world premiere of the documentary <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.co ...

An Apostle to the Hip
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum These are the anti-megachurches. I admit that I am not the most up-to-the-minute, in-touch ...

Cinema Paradiso
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

Building the Grand Alliance
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 8:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Tamara Draut Collaboration between low- and middle-income people is one of the keys to rebuilding the broken American Dream. ...

'This Ad is Your Ad'
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum This message brought to you by anti-capitalist-capitalists. It’s Super Bowl time again. As ...

Mainline Vitality
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jason Byassee Liberal churches are dying. Conservative churches are growing. Liberal churches are dying. Conse ...

Happy Holidays!
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum The war on the war on Christmas As this column is written, the seasonal aisle at Kmart has ...

Holy Packing Tape, Batman!
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

James Ferguson If you want to be cool this Christmas, nothing is more “in” than irony and nothing is more ironic than sending gifts wrappe ...

The Spirit of the Midwest
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum 'Prairie Home Companion' hits prime time. A national public radio network began ...

Taking Back Our Kids
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 3:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Polly Duncan Collum Child rearing, never an easy endeavour, has bec ...

Cultural Collisions
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Craig Detweiler Participating in the Divine Participating in the Divine Race relatio ...

For the Sake of Our Souls
Originally Posted: 09/03/2014 - 11:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Karen Lattea Try to imagine civil rights marches without the spirituals or South African freedom without toi-toi. ...

A Multicultural Battle Cry
Originally Posted: 09/03/2014 - 11:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Dwight Hopkins "Multiculturalism" is a popular culture term used by certain people of color and white people. ...

Homemade Culture
Originally Posted: 09/03/2014 - 11:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Two very distinct types of culture exist, and both are active forces in our society today. ...