One of the big conversations in my household this year has revolved around the question of whether my 9-year-old daughter is ready to get her hair "permed." Some girls at her school have already been initiated into the world of relaxed hair, so the peer pressure is in effect.
What is at the core of the immigration issue? What is the driving force of the debate? I say it is fear.
Many people in Minnesota get really excited about fall. We welcome cooler weather, colorful trees, and a chance to share treasures from our garden.
To commemorate the International Day of Peace (September 21st), I had the opportunity to attend a screening of the documentary Pray the Devil Bac
The gender discussion in the church today is captured succinctly by New Testament scholar Gordon Fee in http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102710879856&s=5547&e=0012JIqccVLH7ea6GyBLMz
Over the past couple of months, I've followed the unfolding story of Lubna Hussein, the Sudanese woman who
Sojourners received this letter in response to our action alert last week calling for your letters and prayers to challenge Glenn Beck's view of the health-care debate:
I, perhaps recklessly, began to think that the debate on black hair had finally been put to rest, that black women could choose to wear their hair straightened or natural, in braids, locks, or twis
Have you ever noticed how every day language is used to manipulate and shape rather than describe reality? Here is one example.
Promoting gender equality is crucial to combating global poverty, a point Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn make in their new book, http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0307267148?ie=UTF8&