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It's an e-mail to make your blood boil.

Cesar Baldelomar 7-22-2009

Throughout history, individuals and institutions have cited the Bible to support injustices, such as "holy war" against infidels, the subjection of women, racism and slavery, and the abuse of homos

Brian McLaren 7-20-2009
My friend Bob Carlton sent me this link to a Guardian piece by Madeleine Bunting, "http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/jun/28/
Eugene Cho 7-15-2009
I'm currently rockin' in Knoxville, Tennessee.

As the band of runaway Israelite slaves wander in their search for freedom, again and again they grow rebellious. In the greatest of these rebellions, Korach criticizes Moses, claiming "The whole community is holy -- all of them! Why do you, Moses and Aaron, raise yourselves above them?" (Numbers 16: 1-3ff)

Edward Gilbreath 6-25-2009

It's hot in Chicago. Summer is officially doing its thing.

Ben White 6-22-2009
The protests rocking Iran are of great significance for the politics and society of a Middle East regional supe
On June 8, Pastor Reinel Martinez Medina testified before the Colombian Congress on the execution of his brother at the hands of Colombian Public Security Forces: "I dare to speak out about my brot
I am heartened by a new analysis of data from a 2006 Pew Research Center poll, which indicates that people who go to c
Duane Shank 6-12-2009
As we explore alternative sources of energy, one that is growing in popularity is "wind farms" with row upon row of rotating turbines.

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.

Harper McConnell 6-01-2009
We were in Masisi, a small town in the endless rolling green mountains of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
William Faulkner once said: "The past is not dead.
Chuck Warnock 5-28-2009
The nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court of the United States by President Barack Obama has electrified the Latino community in America.
Jeannie Choi 5-13-2009
Sojourners magazine received many honors at the joint annual conventions of the Evangelical Press Association (EPA) a
Gareth Higgins 5-11-2009
Yesterday, under the headline 'Obama's Apology Tour', FoxNews.com, in typical sneering style, published http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/05/10/world-stage-obama/" href="https://sojo.net/%3Ca%20href%3D"http://www.fox">http://www.fox
Kevin Lum 5-08-2009
Historically, the number of individuals who say they have no religious affiliation in America ranges between 5-10%, but a new poll conducted by Robert Putnam (of http://www.amazon.com/gp/p

One of the central teachings of Torah is that all human beings are made in the Image of God. That teaching and what flows from it are at the heart of Jewish prohibitions on the use of torture -- and perhaps at the heart of Christian opposition to torture as well.

Indeed, the Rabbis

Cathleen Falsani 4-24-2009

There's roads and there's roads And they call, can't you hear it? Roads of the earth And roads of the spirit . . .

- Bruce Cockburn's "Child of the Wind"

Mali. Mozambique. Central America. The Himalayas. Kosovo.

Shane Claiborne 4-21-2009

"Good" Friday was real good this year. We remembered Jesus, and we remembered Jesus disguised in the "least of these" -- those who continue to be tortured, spit on, slapped, insulted, misunderstood

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