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New Barriers Will Prevent Communion Across the Border

by Laurel Rae Mathewson 10-10-2008

This past Sunday, Oct. 5, was World Communion Sunday.

Going with Your Gut

by Laurel Rae Mathewson 02-01-2008

I often "miscue" in reading the story of the Good Samaritan.

Things You Can Do

by Laurel Rae Mathewson 07-01-2007

1) Organize. If a presidential candidate is coming your way, ask him or her: How are we going to cut carbon emissions 80 percent by 2050? What's your plan?

2) Organize.

'Lord What Shall I Eat? How Much Should I Weigh?'

by Laurel Rae Mathewson 07-01-2007


A reflection on healing our relationship with food.

Women's Work

by Laurel Rae Mathewson 06-01-2007
The better half of peacemaking.

A Stream of Light

by Laurel Rae Mathewson 06-01-2007

As we stepped out of the cathedral, wind blew snow from the rooftops, past the lit windows of the Cotswold-like cottage beside the cathedral.

Pop Culture Christianity

by Laurel Rae Mathewson 06-01-2007

Since the box-office success of Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ, there's been a lot of hoopla about the big, previously neglected "Christian audience" (and how to cash in on it).

What Can I Do?

by Laurel Rae Mathewson 05-01-2007

1) As a citizen:
Join the trade justice movement
Go to the "get involved" or "take action" links on the following Web sites:

  • U.S.

New and Noteworthy

by Laurel Rae Mathewson 04-01-2007

Real Re-Creation

School of Shame

by Laurel Rae Mathewson 02-01-2007

Last November, a record 22,000 people gathered at the gates of the Fort Benning Military Reservation in Georgia to protest the military training school, for soldiers from Central and South American

Declaring Peace With Iraq

by Laurel Rae Mathewson 01-01-2007

More than 133 people, many of them prominent religious leaders, were arrested on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in September.