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Easter with Czeslaw Milosz: Cento
Originally Posted: 04/09/2014 - 9:43am | Type: Magazine Article

Kathleen Gunton So that for a short moment there is no death. From white villages Easter bells resound. Rejo ...

Brothers in Faith and Defiance
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 10:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Anne Colamosca No Ordinary Men: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi, Resisters Against Hitler in Church and State. New York Review ...

One Church, One Body
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 10:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis When racism is tolerated, the reconciling work of Christ on the cross is contradicted. IN OCTOBER, ...

Star Trek: Into Darkness: A Call to Change Course
Originally Posted: 06/05/2013 - 5:04pm | Type: Blog

Star Trek: Into Darkness is a fascinating and complicated story that is well worth watching. Instead of providing a summary, I want to explore three related aspects of the movie: sacrifice, blood, and hope for ...

Overcoming Violent Fundamentalism
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 9:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Religious extremism will not be defeated by a primarily military response. TODAY THE Middle East—w ...

Sermon on Baptism and the Devil
Originally Posted: 01/29/2013 - 10:25am | Type: Blog

While I am certain evil exists I’m not sure it’s in the form of a red man with horns and pitchfork and tail. That image that terrified me as a child is now a bit too cartoon-y for me to take seriously. ...

Newtown Shootings Renew Questions About Evil and Suffering
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 10:41am | Type: Blog

As the names of those who died are made known, that cry is followed by a question: Why? Why does God allow evil? “Oh, God!” That cry has echoed ever since news of the horri ...

On Love: 'Looper' and C.S. Lewis
Originally Posted: 10/31/2012 - 11:51am | Type: Blog

Can love be perverted? A careful look at Looper and The Great Divorce will help us answer that question. As the credits rolled after  Looper  in a packed Chinatown movie t ...

The Triumph of Hypothetical Evil Over Real Evil
Originally Posted: 07/16/2012 - 9:24am | Type: Blog

National Conservative Christian radio host Kerby Anderson’s is attempting to rally his followers to thwart the Senate from ratifying the Arms Trade Treaty. There’s a famous maxim ...

Evil is as Evil Does
Originally Posted: 06/08/2012 - 1:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Microsoft was an extortionist, but Google is a pickpocket. FOR MORE THAN a decade Google ...

A Song for Each Kind of Day
Originally Posted: 04/27/2012 - 10:36am | Type: Blog

Only if we recognize and remember can hate be transformed into love, fear into trust, self-centeredness into compassion. Two years ago during my step-daughter’s final months with ...

Deconstructing Harry: Is Jim Wallis' Ideology Really "the Doctrine of Devils"?
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 5:30pm | Type: Blog

"[Wallis'] ideology is not Christian "[Wallis'] ideology is not Christian Glad to see you on this, Tim. Glad to see you on this, Tim. Jackso ...

In the Eye of the Beholder?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:50pm | Type: Magazine Article

James J. Billings JIM WALLIS closed his editorial "Report From Ground Zero" ( January-February 2002) with these word ...

The Smell of Evil
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:50pm | Type: Magazine Article

Appletree Rodden I was right with you in your "Report From Ground Zero" (January-February 2002) until I came to t ...

The Silence of Cain
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Are we cannon fodder in a cosmic war of good and evil? In the nightly news, President Bush ...

Evil: The Tie That Binds
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Hulteen In 1977, the Church of England set out to modernize the Lord’s Prayer. In 1977, the Church of Engl ...