The Muslim month of fasting, Ramadan, is over. For me, as for other Muslims, it has been challenging, and beautiful. But the purpose of the month—retreat—is not meant to last forever.
In recent days, people of faith have raised their voices in the health-care reform debate and started talking about moral values.
During health-care reform efforts this summer, it was suggested that pastors preach on the topic. This sounds like such an easy and simple thing to do—if you are not a local church pastor!
I read with interest Elizabeth Palmberg’s “How to … Find a Social Justice College” in the September-October 2009 issue.
In 2009, Tyler Wigg-Stevenson took to a darkened stage at the Q Conference-a gathering of prominent, forward-thinking evangelical Christians-to demonstrate what would happen if a relatively small a
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Edwidge Danticat, a Haitian-American novelist, is a 2009 MacArthur genius grant recipient and author of Brother, I'm Dying.