Middle East

Heather Wilson 02-07-2011

While watching live footage from Egypt over the past few weeks, over and over my question has been, so what can I do?

02-03-2011
Within the American news cycle, the front-and-center story about Egypt has three areas of interest: What will it mean for Egypt?
Aaron Taylor 02-02-2011

I love going to the gym in the mornings. It gives me a chance to watch the news. It also gives me a chance to compare the differences between the major networks and how they cover the events of the day.

Gary M. Burge 02-02-2011

For an entire week now we've watched tens of thousands of Egyptians march demanding a change in government. The police force has collapsed. The army is out in force. Residents are policing their own neighborhoods. President Mubarak is weighing his options. And the West is wondering what will happen next.

Nathan Schneider 02-01-2011
The excitement in Cairo -- including the biggest crowd yet today in Tahrir Square -- has made it difficult to follow the development of protests elsewhere in the Arab world.
Jim Wallis 02-01-2011
It's time to be a little more honest about Egypt. President Hosni Mubarak is a dictator, and has run a brutal and corrupt police state for three decades.
Vanessa Ortiz 01-31-2011
"All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its inefficiency are great and unendurable." -- Henr
Kiran Thadhani 01-26-2011
"To win the future" was a catch phrase for President Obama during his State of the Union address Tuesday night.
Duane Shank 01-03-2011
Every day as I review the news, I'm conscious of stories relating to religious faith.
Brian McLaren 01-03-2011

I recently received a note from a pastor and missionary we'll call Pete.

Heather Wilson 12-15-2010
Interfaith leaders and graduating high school students from across the United States joined hands to pray in the Hart Senate Office Building yesterday at the end of a http://www.christianp
Gary M. Burge 12-10-2010
One of the most precious artifacts I have in my office isn't an ancient coin or oil lamp. It is a business card. From northern Iraq.
Gary M. Burge 12-01-2010
Imagine a parent with two recalcitrant teenagers.
Craig Wong 09-07-2010
Editor's Note: This statement was delivered at an interfaith prayer vigil at the U.S.
Lynne Hybels 09-02-2010

Two years ago, as I listened to the escalating rhetoric of hate in the international media, I became haunted by the thought that Christians, Muslims, and Jews are going to blow up the world.

Jim Wallis 09-01-2010
The emotion that grips me this morning, after watching President Obama's speech last night and listening to the commentary about the "end of our combat mission in Iraq," is a deep sadness.
Heather Wilson 08-09-2010

Ten more lives were lost in Afghanistan last week. Many people will likely say this danger is reason not to work in Afghanistan, yet I would disagree.

Nathan Schneider 06-21-2010
The New York Times reports, "Under intense international pressure after its commandos killed nine activists aboard an http://blog.sojo.net/2010/06/02/another-cost-of-the-flotilla-
Jim Rice 06-11-2010
Sometimes it feels like there's hardly enough outrage to go around. I started this post to condemn the recent, well, outrageous, words of Helen Thomas.
David Vasquez 05-28-2010

In this simple statement from his poem Mending Wall, modern American poet Robert Frost voices the deep concern with how human fear leads to building walls that separate us from others.

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