Every so often, I will begin the week with a post about something that I believe deserves further reflection and comment from the God's Politics community.
When President Obama was giving his speech in Cairo, I was just across the Red Sea in Aqaba, Jordan, and caught a glimpse on a corner store TV, the translation making it hard to hear his words.
Raising one half-African son and one of mixed European descent posed both ordinary and unique parenting challenges for my husband and me.
The year was 1988. I was 11 years old and my younger brother Paul was 7 years old.
"The Bible knows nothing about peace without justice," said that great prophet of joyful restorative justice, Desmond Tutu, when he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984.
I realize that I have been guilty of overlooking "conversations of faith" with friends and family -- conversations that reflect the spirit of faith similar to that of the heroes and heroines record
Despite the repeated attempts of former President George W.
"Only the dead have seen the end of war."
Let us pray for Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe and for the Burmese generals. Let us send them our love. This is the counterintuitive radicality of the Christian witness.