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Afghanistan Weekly Digest: Quran Burning. Troop Drawdown. War Tax Calculator.

[Editors' note: As part of Sojourners' campaign to end the war in Afghanistan, we will run a weekly Afghanistan news digest to educate our readers about the latest new
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Entering God's Story

My daughter has had a difficult time understanding Lent this year.
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Why I am Joining the Fast: Global Hunger is Getting Worse

After my teenage granddaughter returned recently from a service experience in Uganda, sponsored by American Jewish World Service, she remarked that she would never again say she's "starving" on her
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Afghanistan Weekly Digest: Taliban. Kill Team. Photos.

[Editors' note: As part of Sojourners campaign to end the war in Afghanistan, we will run a weekly Afghanistan news digest to educate our readers about the latest news
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Afghanistan Weekly Digest: Security. Taxpayer Money. Fighting Season.

[Editors' note: As part of Sojourners campaign to end the war in Afghanistan, we will run a weekly Afghanistan news digest to educate our readers about the latest news
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Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers Yearn for Hope

In a country torn by 30 years of war, where the promise of peace continues to be broken, despair and resignation seem to be the norm for Afghan society. War -- and its corollaries of social decay, poverty, corruption, and trauma -- does not discriminate.
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How To Start a Revolution: A New Film About Gene Sharp

With all the recent and well-deserved attention on the work of Gene Sharp, it shouldn't come as any surprise that a film about the foremost living strategist of nonviolent action is soon to be released.
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Prayer of the Day: For the People of Japan

God, we lift up the people of Japan in these turbulent times. May recovery be swift and complete after this earthquake and tsunami. We ask for a restoration of both those affected and their homes.
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Meet the Martinezes: One Family's Reach For the American Dream

"Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the [Lord], is this: to care for orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world." (James 1:27)
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Why Your State Should Follow Utah's Example

Reading the recent headlines of immigration news has hardly been uplifting, with multiple state legislatures attempting to pass
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