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From the Archives: May 1975
HE UGLY agony of Indochina is made all the more tortuous by the delusive refusal of this nation to accept the culpability for decades of a morally indefensible policy whose final failure is now being revealed.
The urge to believe that we have done what was somehow right and honorable leads us to wash our hands of any sin and then search to place on others the responsibility for the failure of American policy. So the administration blames the North Vietnamese for violating a treaty that was never initially respected by the South Vietnamese.
The Prayer Breakfast
Three thousand people gathered on Jan. 29, 1976, in the International Ballroom of the Washington Hilton Hotel for the National Prayer Breakfast.
Vietnam: A Sobering Postscript
The ugly agony of Indochina is made all the more tortuous by the delusive refusal of this nation to accept the culpability for decades of a morally indefensible policy whose final failure is now being revealed.
An Economics to Sustain Humanity
This is not a time when mere tinkering will do.
And Still They Hunger
Pastors and Prophets
Dietrich Bonhoeffer pointed out that the first question Satan asked Eve during the temptation in the Garden of Eden was a theological question.
On Repentance and National Humiliation
Repentance, Politics, and Power
I would like to discuss with you the renewal of our faith, perhaps what we might call the ancient faith. At the Advent season we celebrate again the coming of our Lord.
On National Security
Floor statement of Senator Hatfield discussing vote against military procurement bill
Piety and Patriotism
Discussions on the relationship between Christianity and politics often give rise to the idea that being a Christian is likely to make one a good citizen.