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Stanley Hauerwas on Glenn Beck and More

What do Cornel West, Rita Nakashima Brock, Carol Rose, and Onleilove Alston have in common?
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A Hymn for Economic Justice: 'Zacchaeus was a Tax Man'

Many people grew up enjoying the song, "Zacchaeus was a wee little man," celebrating this beloved story of Jesus and a tax collector.
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Churches and Elections: Do's and Don'ts

In the last few weeks, as seems to happen every election year, both parties along with some pastors and churches are stretching (or
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Honor Roll: Trinity United Methodist Church

[Editor's Note: Welcome to Sojourner's Truth and Civility Election Watch Honor Roll. This post is part of a series of submissions from our constituents that highlight organizations and individuals engaging in positive, honest discourse.]
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We're Sick of the Attack Ads

Dear Candidate, Party Organization, PAC, Super-PAC or any Committee that happens to be contributing to the non-stop political ads that have flooded my TV:
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Prison and Profits: The Politics of AZ's SB1070 Bill Revealed

What's behind Arizona's SB1070 law besides politics? Money, of course.
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Voting in Honor and Solidarity

When my children were young, I took them with me to vote. Before we went into the polling place, I said to them, "We vote because somebody died so we could have the right to vote." Now I think the reason we vote is because somebody lived so we could have the right to vote.
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5 Books on the Nitty-Gritty of Nonviolence

In the November issue of Sojourners, Rose Marie Berger reviews seve
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Why I'm Not Tired of Reading About the Tea Party

Are you tired of reading about the Tea Party? The group represents 11 percent of our population, yet it has been on the front cover of every national newspaper for months now.
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