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Being the Oaks of Righteousness: Domestic Workers United
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

In the fall of 2007, not long after I started to work with <a href="http://www.nyfaithjustice.org/">New York Faith &amp; Justice</a>, I learned of an in-depth Bible study on <a hre ...

Two Kinds of Economic Recovery
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/economy-special-focus/"></a></p> I just watched President Obama's Indiana speech and town ha ...

Postpartisan, not Bipartisan
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

I'm surprised that the media and politicians don't understand the difference between postpartisan and bipartisan. I'm surprised that the media and politicians don&# ...

A Fine Start for Common Ground Abortion Reduction
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

There are a host of Biblical passages against abortion- such as Job 10:18; Psalm 139:13, Luke 1:44 ...not ... There are a host of Biblical passages against abortion- such as Job 10:18; Psalm 139:13, Luke 1:44 ...not ...

The New Face of Islam
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The answer to fundamentalist religion is prophetic religion. Here’s a principle: Religious extremis ...

Beyond Gaza: An Abrahamic Peace
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Beyond anguish, what can we say about the massive death and destruction in Gaza and the traumatic fear of falling rockets in Israel? Beyond anguish, what can we say about the mass ...

Rev. Joel Hunter on This American Life
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

In case you're not a loyal listener of PRI's <em><a href="http://www.thisamericanlife.org">This American Life</a></em> (the Rodrick Beilers have passed many a long r ...

Obama's Ethic of Responsibility
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/economy-special-focus/"></a></p> <p>In a recent <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/11/25/barbara-walters-interview_ ...

Seeing the Election Beyond Black and White
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

Watching Barack Obama's victory speech and reflecting upon the significance of his election as the next president of the United States left me profoundly moved.</p> Wat ...

A New Faith Coalition
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

Most elections are just power rearrangements; this one was a transformational moment in our history. Most elections are just power rearrangements; this one was a transformational ...

The Election, Immigration, and the Gospel
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

In the months leading up to the election, the topic of immigration reform has disappeared from the presidential candidates' conversations. In the months leading up to the ele ...

Talking to the New Evangelical Voters
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

During the final week of the 2000 presidential election, I was in the fall semester of my freshman year in college, feeling incredibly hungry-hungrier than I had ever been before. ...

Without A Prayer
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 12:57pm | Type: Magazine Article

Amy Sullivan How the Democratic Party lost its faith in faith. In the summer of 2004, my dad had a heart attac ...