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On Glenn Beck and the Restoring Honor Rally (Part II)

Glenn Beck is wrong on so much: wrong on social justice and liberation theology. His logic is often flawed. He is much too prone to use Nazism as an inappropriate analogy for what happens in contemporary America. He is one of the most divisive voices speaking in the United States today.
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On Glenn Beck and the Restoring Honor Rally (Part I)

When the nation is the object of one's highest concern; when national documents are considered holy scripture; when the nation's founders and historical figures are lifted to the status of demi-god
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Sabbath for All?

In the September-October issue of
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Why I'm at Sojourners

I was concerned last week when I received a phone call from a person who informed me that there was no way I could both be a Christian and work for Sojourners.
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Heading off Next Year's Deadliest War

The stakes in Sudan are high, as there are less than six months until south Sudan is slated to vote on independence.
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The DRC: The Worst Place on Earth to be a Woman

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a beautiful, lush country, with fertile soil and rich minerals.
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Community Organizing Affirms Human Dignity For All

In Sojourners magazine, Danny Duncan Collum's
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Friday Links Round-Up

Jon Stewart on Ground Zero. Revisiting the Lower Ninth Ward. The March on Washington. Here's a roundup of links from around the web you may have missed this week:
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Remembering Katrina: A Reflection

I arrived in the faith-based advocacy community in Washington, D.C. fresh out of divinity school.
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