Josh Stieber 04-19-2010

Recently, Wikileaks, an online whistleblower site, released a video which was dubbed "Collateral Murder." I write as a former member of the Infantry c

Ruth Hawley-Lowry 04-12-2010
This week is a confluence of anniversaries. April 7 was the 16th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda where more than 800,000 died in a few days.
Rabbi Arthur Waskow 04-08-2010
The end of Passover is said to mark the anniversary of the moment when Pharaoh's imperial horse-chariot army met disaster in the Red Sea.
Nontando Hadebe 04-06-2010
As millions of Christians celebrated Easter this past weekend, their celebrations were interrupted by events in South Africa and Zimbabwe that reinforced the relevance of the message of Easter for
Ruth Hawley-Lowry 04-02-2010
I gave up fear for Lent. That seemed like a good and perhaps even holy idea at the time.
Duane Shank 04-02-2010
As we approach the climax of Holy Week, James Carroll offers an appropriate caution
Heather Wilson 03-11-2010
When was the last time you felt gripped by crushing fear? Like the kind that might take over as you listen to friends and co-workers being killed?
Jeannie Choi 03-08-2010
This weekend I have the privilege of representing Sojourners magazine at the annual
Edward Gilbreath 02-24-2010

As far as African American history books go, Heroes in Black History

As many of us know with New Year's resolutions, the ones that will most likely lead to success are the ones that come with a detailed plan: stepping stones, goals, and -- most of all -- concrete deadlines.

Melvin Bray 01-05-2010
"'Tell me what distinguishes the murderer at Fort Hood, the people we arrested in Denver and Detroit and New York, and the five people who were just picked up in Pakistan?'" Former House Speaker Ne
Jarrod McKenna 12-29-2009
Sad news from Sydney as a headline for the ABC read, "Abusive letter suspect 'a peace activist'".
Nate Van Duzer 12-28-2009
Does this sound familiar? A poor, minority community experiences high levels of violence and drug dealing. A predominantly white police force sweeps in and arrests many offenders.
Katrina Abarcar 12-11-2009
For many of us in the U.S., the sometimes vicious attack ads of last year's presidential election are more than just a recent memory.
Joseph Mulligan 12-09-2009
The following is part of the author´s "jail journal," written in early 2004 while he was serving a 90-day sentence in Georgia for having "crossed the line" at Ft.
Alan Bean 12-09-2009
Mike Huckabee is done as a presidential contender. That's the word on the street.
Rabbi Arthur Waskow 11-06-2009
One reader wrote me to ask: " "What effect will the Fort Hood shootings have on the American public's perception of Islam?" That question asks us to be foretellers, fortune tellers, to predict.