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Why Interfaith Work Does Not Equal Relativism
Malcolm X, James Baldwin, and Me
Eboo Patel Audio Clip
Hear Eboo Patel, founder of the Interfaith Youth Core, talk about the indelible mark the Catholic Worker movement left on him during his college years.
Sustained by Faith
Roman Catholic Ingrid Betancourt made herself a wooden rosary while held captive in the Colombian jungle (above).
Successful democracies, according to Thomas Jefferson, require an educated citizenry.
A Separate and Unequal System
Access to quality health care has been hindered more often for America’s racial and ethnic minorities than for whites, according to a 2008 report “Lifeline to Health Equity.” Peop
Quaker Program Reduces Recidivism
The U.K.-based child protection agency Lucy Faithfull Foundation and the social action wing of the U.K.
The Time is Near
“Awake, ye drunkards, and weep” (Joel 1:5) for the hour of the Lord is at hand!
Police Raid Christian Organizations
On June 9, armed groups of Zimbabwe’s police, military, and central intelligence raided the Ecumenical Centre in the city of Harare, which houses several Christian organizations.
Congress passed legislation in June removing Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela and other members of the African National Congress from the Department of Homeland Security’s “terro
In a retrial in May, a Brazilian court acquitted Vitalmiro Bastos de Moura, one of two ranchers who allegedly ordered the killing of 73-year-old Catholic Sister Dorothy Stang three years ago.
Ban Cluster Bombs
In May, representatives from more than 100 nations met to forge a global agreement to ban cluster bombs, aerial weapons that release tiny “bomblets” over a wide area and kill indiscrimi
Globally, the price of food is skyrocketing, causing riots in developing countries. In the U.S., food banks are running low on donations and high on visitors.
Brother, Where Art Thou?
Each month, 60,000 Iraqis are forced to leave their homes due to continuing violence, according to a Sept. 2007 report by the U.N. Refugee Agency (UNHCR). Since 2003, when the U.S.
Real Product: Bobblehead Benedict
Promoted as the first pope to own an iPod, Benedict XVI is sculpted here in perfect polyresin, standing a towering 7 inches high.
Weaving Reconciliation After War
In 1994, Iphigenia Mukantabana’s husband and five of her children were brutally murdered by her Hutu neighbors.
Band-Aids or Cures?
The prophet Isaiah says that the Lord will be a stumbling block for many, meaning that the majority of us will have difficulties living the way we ought to. Working in the field of social justice only seems to add another dimension to that difficulty. Poverty, economic inequality, and eradicating racism, sexism, and the like are all issues that "progressive Christians" care about, but how much do we really say about how things got this way?
From my experience, the progressive [...]
Beyond Evangelical Right and Left
The Church Has Left the Building
An Exxon gas station in Cedar Park, Texas, was taken over by members of HighPoint Fellowship church on April 27 as part of “Faith in Action” Sunday.
Repairing the Breach
The first U.S. interfaith loan fund to provide support for long-term domestic disaster recovery was launched in New Orleans on May 15.