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How Christians Reject Jesus: On Violence and ISIS
Originally Posted: 09/24/2014 - 9:34am | Type: Blog

Many Christians look to the Bible to justify divinely sanctioned violence against our enemies. Excuse me for stating the obvious, but Christians are not Biblians. We are Christians. As Christians, we should be ...

Originally Posted: 08/18/2014 - 10:34am | Type: Blog

The borders now vanishing in the Middle East – the most radical transformations of the map here since the post-WWI Sykes Picot agreement – are being redrawn in chaos and fear. The bubbles that burst here are t ...

BREAKING: One Boston Marathon Suspect Dead, Boston Virtually Shut Down in Search for Second
Originally Posted: 04/19/2013 - 6:44am | Type: Blog

Boston residents are waking up this morning to a virtual shutdown of many parts of the city after a contfrontation that left one of the marathon suspects dead, according to reports. An M.I.T. police officer wa ...

Boston Bombings: Deliver Us from Evil
Originally Posted: 04/17/2013 - 3:49pm | Type: Blog

I hate admitting that I’m vulnerable. But the president’s words didn’t reassure me. They made me feel more vulnerable because the phrase “full weight of justice” is always a veiled call to violence. ...

The Uncomfortable Questions Around Terrorism and Race
Originally Posted: 08/08/2012 - 11:07am | Type: Blog

An article in The Atlantic takes on race and terrorism. Conor Friedersdorf writes for The Atlantic : Since 9/11, many Americans have conflated terrorism with Musli ...