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Word Made Flesh, and the Indignity of Having a Human Body

So, just to get it out of the way, I didn't get what I wanted for Christmas. No, not an iPad or world peace.
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My Son's Struggle with Christianity vs. Christ

As is the case for many Americans, I use the Christmas and New Year holidays as a time to reflect and try to gain perspective on matters near and dear to me.
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A Father's Day Reflection

It's daunting for me to even begin writing about Fathers' Day ...
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God is Not [and has never been] White: Biblical Post-colonial Theology

"The Bible knows nothing about peace without justice," said that great prophet of joyful restorative justice, Desmond Tutu, when he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984.
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The End of Christianity?

Last month, in an issue of Newsweek, Jon Meacham describes what he perceives to be "The End of Christian America." Meacham asserts that "Ch
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