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.

Katrina Abarcar 07-10-2009
Here is a moving expression of faith-based solidarity from Mrs.
John Gehring 07-10-2009
When Pope Benedict XVI meets with President Obama in Rome today, a shy German theologian and a charismatic leader known for his international rock star appeal will find plenty to agree on despite s
Katrina Abarcar 07-07-2009

Melissa Roxas is someone I am proud to call a friend. When I met her three years ago, I was struck by her deep desire to return to the Philippines to provide volunteer services to impoverished communities.

Torture leaves wounds that are slow to heal.
Aaron Taylor 06-26-2009
On May 24th, 2009, Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) junta-backed troops attacked numerous villages in Paan District, Burma, causing the flight of at least 3,000 internally displaced persons (I
Janna Hunter-Bowman 06-19-2009
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
Rose Marie Berger 06-03-2009
Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba wrote the U.S. Army's report on the Abu Ghraib torture scandal. He was then forced into retirement.
Eugene Cho 06-03-2009
Is it possible that we as Christians just aren't angry enough about injustices like human trafficking and slavery? Perhaps we've grown too desensitized, domesticated, and docile.
Brian McLaren 05-29-2009
Many in the Republican Party and some noteworthy Christian leaders have come together to call Judge Sotomayor a racist.
Katrina Abarcar 05-26-2009

One morning earlier this year, Edelina "Eden" Jolloso-Jerus, working at her family store in San Juan-Roro, the Philippines, was shot five times by a helmeted man and killed before the eyes of her two children.

Jim Wallis 05-22-2009
I'm in Germany at the biannual Kirchentag festival of faith of the German churches, so I missed the news and analysis of President Barack Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney's spee
Obery Hendricks 05-20-2009
Dick Cheney is a strange creature. For public consumption he is the cool, principled champion of the American people willing to take hard public stands on their behalf.
Aaron Taylor 05-14-2009
A few weeks ago, I read Brian McLaren's post on this blog that caused some intense soul-searching.
Rabbi Arthur Waskow 05-04-2009

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

Brian McLaren 05-01-2009
Too many white evangelicals stand for torture, according to a recent Pew Forum study reported by
Elizabeth Palmberg 04-28-2009
My favorite part of last night's powerful worship service at the Mobilization was when Rev.