Faith

Leah Garrett 08-27-2009
This week many of you heard the story of Sam.* Sam was a 21-year-old young man from a hard-working family. Over the course of several weeks in July he experienced extreme stomach pains.
Ryan Rodrick Beiler 08-26-2009
Evidence of Sen. Ted Kennedy's bipartisan bridge-building: On Oct. 3, 1983, he addressed Rev.
Jim Wallis 08-26-2009

In the aftermath of the 2004 presidential election, the Democrats were roundly accused of losing the "moral values voters" in America, and of being the party of "secularists" who were hostile to faith and religion.

Mimi Haddad 08-24-2009
Does it seem curious to you that when the issue of leadership in the church is discussed, gender is frequently cited as a primary element to consider?
Lisa Sharon Harper 08-18-2009
I recently wrote and performed a spoken-word poem for the Transformational Development (TD) Conference at Eastern University, co-sponsored by Eastern and Food for the Hungry.
Kevin Lum 08-11-2009
Jim Wallis and other faith leaders from across America kicked off "40 Days for Health Reform"
Jim Wallis 08-11-2009
Last Thursday, I wrote about truth-
Rose Marie Berger 08-10-2009

By now, we've all seen the angry "regular Americans" who are rising up to resist health-care reform. They are demonstrating loudly at town hall meetings. They are holding rallies.

Seth Naicker 08-07-2009
I have been home in South Africa for two months as of August 6. I am grateful that my family and I are home in the land of our beginnings.
Logan Isaac 08-04-2009
I'm a big fan of iTunesU, and I usually try to listen to informative podcasts on long drives, since I can't read and drive simultaneously.
Ernesto Tinajero 08-03-2009
Dr. Francis Collins, President Obama's choice to head the National Institute of Health, has been met with much resistance from certain quarters of the scientific community.
Francis S. Collines 08-01-2009
Despite the rhetoric, science and faith get along just fine.
Jim Wallis 08-01-2009

A conversation with PBS host Tavis Smiley.

Cathleen Falsani 07-31-2009

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God."

- Jesus in the gospel of St. Matthew

"From man's sweat and God's love, beer came into the world."

- St. Arnold of Metz, patron saint of brewers

Brian McLaren 07-23-2009
This Seattle Times article on the current state of the Religious Right union
Nontando Hadebe 07-21-2009
On July 18th many people from different parts of the world celebrated Nelson Mandela's 91st birthday!
Aja M. Carr 07-20-2009
Last week marked the centennial celebration of the nation's oldest and most respected civil rights organization, the National
Jim Wallis 07-16-2009
Earlier this year, Jim Wallis sat down with Tavis Smiley to talk about his role in public media of raising issues and asking questions that others are not.
Nicole Saylor 07-13-2009
"When the previous youth minister was here, he always filled in when the pastor was out," Bethany, a youth minister at a church in the southeastern U.S. told me.
Aaron Taylor 07-13-2009

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.

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