It's a better country than I thought it was. I honestly wouldn't have thought this possible. I guess I would have agreed with the older generation of African Americans in my neighborhood: This day would never come in our lifetimes-but here it is.
The day after the inauguration, I will be joining with Muslim, Hindu, Jewish, and Christian leaders at the National Prayer Service for our new president.
It was quite a busy year for the policy team at Sojourners, and we can already hear the challenges and opportunities of 2009 calling for our attention.
Somebody had to say it, and they came from Hyde Park.
President-elect Barack Obama, in his first interview since being elected, promised to close Guantanamo Bay.
The campaign was filled with backstabbers, liars, and cheats. Entire books were created out of thin air to defame opponents.
Let me repeat myself.
My wife and I were sitting watching the election returns come in on CNN. She was 'chatting' online with some of her friends.
As part of my coverage of the American Academy of Religion's annual meeting, I attended a day-long workshop titled "Religion in the Race for the White House." Fo
On the eve of this historic election, let us pause for a moment of thanks.