Brian Bolton

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Preach it, Wynton!

by Brian Bolton 07-01-2007

Every artist knows the pressure to "shut up and sing." But with the injustices of our nation made evident in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, and in the midst of a disastrous war waged on false prete

Beyond Primary Colors

by Rose Marie Berger, by Brian Bolton 10-01-2004

Is the church, like the country, divided into

Less Crime, More Time

by Rose Marie Berger, by Brian Bolton 10-01-2004
Less Crime,

Less Crime, More Time

The total population of citizens incarcerated, paroled, or on probation in the United States reached a new high in 2003, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. More than 3 percent of U.S. adults were part of the correctional population sometime during 2003, despite a decade of decreases in violent crime, property crime, and gun-related crime.

Logging Out in the Open

by Rose Marie Berger, by Brian Bolton 10-01-2004

If a forest is chopped down and nobody hears about it, did it really happen? Yes, according to Christian Peacemaker Teams and the Anishnabek tribe of Grassy Narrows First Nation near Kenora, Ontario.

Floating Nuns

by Rose Marie Berger, by Brian Bolton 10-01-2004
Five Ursuline sisters,

Five Ursuline sisters, wearing 19th-century-style habits, made a five-day float trip down the Ohio River from Louisville to Owensboro, Kentucky, in mid-August to re-enact the 1874 journey of their founders. Amelia Stenger, OSU, contacted organizers of the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Expedition for help in locating a flatboat, according to The (Louisville) Courier-Journal.

Serving Patients, not Patents

by Rose Marie Berger, by Brian Bolton 10-01-2004
A nonprofit,

A nonprofit, Christian-owned pharmaceutical factory in India will offer HIV treatment drugs at cost to hospitals and health organizations in India, according to Ecumenical News International.

Accounting for the Poor

by Rose Marie Berger, by Brian Bolton 10-01-2004
One year after the World Bank promised that revenues from the Chad-

One year after the World Bank promised that revenues from the Chad-to-Cameroon oil pipeline would be directed toward local economies, education, and health care, African church leaders say they have not seen results. The Presbyterian Church of Cameroon is calling for pressure from the international

News Bites

by Rose Marie Berger, by Brian Bolton 10-01-2004
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  • Food Fight. Approximately 1,600 Palestinians in Israeli prisons went on a hunger strike in mid-August, demanding fair and humane treatment. Within days, they were joined by other prisoners, bringing the number of protesters to 2,264, according to the BBC.
  • Fair Speech. Brazilians are turning off their televisions for 30 minutes on Oct. 17 as part of a campaign against

Perception or Paranoia?

by Rose Marie Berger, by Brian Bolton 09-01-2004
White evangelicals in the United States are living a paradox,

White evangelicals in the United States are living a paradox, according to a study by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research Inc. Seventy-two percent of white evangelical Christians feel hostility from the mainstream media, yet more than 75 percent of evangelical Christians also believe they are the mainstream, the study found.

News Bites

by Rose Marie Berger, by Brian Bolton 09-01-2004
Kiwi Ban.

Kiwi Ban. New Zealand’s National Party gave up an attempt to rescind that country’s anti-nuclear law, indicating that they did not want to fight a popular law in an election year. The law prevents all nuclear-powered ships from entering New Zealand waters.

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