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Jesus is not an Essene nor a Herodian
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

If you care about peace, justice, the common good, poor people, the environment, genocide, war, peoples' health, human life or general wellbeing, come hell or high water, you are going to vote on N ...

Christian Voters Need to Reorient, not Disengage
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

In the spirit of honest and civil dialogue, I would like to both affirm and respectfully disagree with a few points made by <a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?p=3293">Shane Claibor ...

Not Voting is Irresponsible, Not Less Responsible
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

Dear Shane,</p> Dear Shane, Your recent post is helpful, well-written, and - While I disagree, I very much While I disagree, I very much respect the viewpoi ...

Why I Believe Christians Should Vote
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

Hey Shane, thanks for weighing in. I appreciate it. Hey Shane, thanks for weighing in. I appreciate it. I am so thankful for you and everybody who is asking the question of how to ...

Be Not Afraid
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

In the final days of this election campaign, a new message has emerged. In the final days of this election campaign, a new message has emerged. For the entire political year, the ...

An International Challenge for Christians to Vote
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

If you're a Christian who has given up on politics this year and decided not to vote, do that which is honorable. Go to Joppa and find a ship bound for Tarshish. If you' ...

Listening to Those Who Sacrificed for the Right to Vote
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

I read with interest <a title="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?p=3130" href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?p=3130">Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove's post</a> on v ...

My Personal 'Faith Priorities' for this Election
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

In 2004, several conservative Catholic bishops and a few megachurch pastors like Rick Warren issued their list of "non-negotiables," which were intended to be a voter guide for their followers. ...

An InterVarsity Chapter Shifts Focus from the Campus Booth to the Voting Booth
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Max Kuecker was a devoted member of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IV) on Northwestern's campus in the mid 90's. It provided faith, fellowship, support, and friends. One thing, however, ...

Voting Through the Lens of the Poor
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

Around the nation, Christians are lifting up the biblical call to social justice and care for the poorest and most vulnerable, globally and in their communities, through participation in Sojourners ...

Listening to the Black Church Tradition on Voting and Hope
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

In the black Baptist church where I worship every Sunday, it's no surprise that Republicans don't own the evangelical vote. In the black Baptist church where I worship e ...

President of ABC News Tells His Church to 'Vote Out Poverty'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

<em>David Westin, president of ABC News, was the speaker at </em><a href="http://www.sojo.net/action/alerts/VOP_poverty-sunday-toolkit.pdf"><em>Poverty Sunday</em></a ...

Top 10 Reasons to Sign the Vote Out Poverty Pledge
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

Because politics have failed to solve big problems in the past, it is tempting, even during a critical election year, to become apathetic and disengage from the political process. ...

Zogby's Purple People Poll
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

While most political junkies were distracted by the big news of the week - the economic meltdown, the first presidential debate - the good people at <a href="http://www.zogby.com/">Zogby Intern ...

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. ...

Vote Out Poverty: 'That's Just How We Roll Around Here'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

I dropped by the office at Discovery Church on Orange Avenue in Orlando yesterday to deliver some posters and flyers for the Poverty Sunday premiere of the film <a href="http://www.ordinaryradicals ...

More Baby Steps as We Crawl Toward Reconciliation
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

[<a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/new-monastics-and-race">see all posts in this conversation on New Monastics and race</a>.]</p> [ see all posts in t ...

A 'Postmodern Negro' Perspective on Not Voting
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:17pm | Type: Blog

I'm voting in this election, not with naivete but with sincere enthusiasm. I'm voting in this election, not with naivete but with sincere enthusiasm. Not with any messia ...

What Is Your Vote Based On?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

All of us who choose to vote must base our vote on something.</p> All of us who choose to vote must base our vote on something. For some people, it's party. They� ...

Voting is Never Uncritical, Unqualified, nor Unconditional
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

I've been blogging lately about faith, politics, and voting. I've been blogging lately about faith, politics, and voting. In a recent post , I reflected that this ele ...

To Vote or Not to Vote
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

Some folks I've talked to are not going to vote in the 2008 elections. Some are disillusioned. Some don't like either candidate enough to vote. Some folks I've talk ...