Mauritania is a land of striking beauty, with sand dunes lined against the sky, Bedouins riding camels in the countryside, and flying beetles that look like they come straight from the abyss of the Apocalypse. Mauritania is also a land of extremes-extreme beauty, extreme hospitality, and lately, extreme religion.
I'm excited about the the commentary Dr.
The number of executions worldwide nearly doubled last year compared with 2007, according to a http://www.amnesty.org/en/library/asset/ACT50/003/2009/en/0b789cb1-baa8-...
As the G8 Summit begins in Italy, Pope Benedict XVI has released a new encyclical on the global economy.
Conversations can offer creative spaces for questions to be asked and the exchange or exploration of ideas.
Yesterday, President Obama met with key legislators to discuss the details of moving comprehensive immigration reform legislation this year.
I just returned to the United States from a clergy conference I was invited to address by Rev. James Jones, Bishop of Liverpool.
Throughout the Bible, God's people are instructed to care for those who often cannot thrive on their own, most often widows and orphans.
It's wild how easily we get sidetracked from Holy days by holidays, and how quickly we can smother our central identity in Christ with other identities such as our national identity.