The Common Good

Movement

What Are Your 'Life Giving' Questions?

I love what I do, but it's amazing how even that which you do and that which you feel "called" to do can grow in an unhealthy way to become idolatrous or simply draining.
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Facebook, Freedom Riders, and Other Lessons in Nonviolent Activism

By the time Egyptian activists in Tahrir square had ousted Mubarak, I'd read more articles labeling it a "Facebook revolution" than you can wave a shoe at.
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Claremont Lincoln: The World's First Interreligious University

On May 16, 2011, the Claremont School of Theology, located in Claremont, California, announced the receipt of a $50 million naming gift from Joan and David Lincoln that will establish the Claremont
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In a Broken World, I Long for Peace

Like all of you, I was stunned some days ago as I started soaking in the breaking news of Osama bin Laden's capture and death via U.S. military operations.
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Books, Films, and Studies on the Surprising Power of Nonviolence

At Sojourners, we have always been advocates of principled nonviolence. But all too often, conventional wisdom has seen nonviolence as passivity, even in the face of injustice.
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How Should We Respond to the Death of Osama bin Laden?

This morning most Americans are feeling a sense of relief at the news that Osama bin Laden is dead.
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From the Malls of America to the Destitute and Lost

Do you find yourself reluctant to attend women's retreats, Bible studies, or conferences because too often they focus on fashion, dieting, women's emotions, and new forms of abdominal exercises?
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Where are the Women?

Well, the last time I checked, women were in the front lines of civil resistance struggles in
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Success in the Immigration Reform Movement After SB 1070

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the signing of SB 1070 in Arizona, the controversial bill that mobilized thousands around
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Breaking the Fast, Building the Movement

On Easter weekend, I will break my fast. I will have spent almost four weeks drinking only liquids. But, as is often true of fasts, what has been gained is far greater than anything given up.
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