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Once Again, the Health-Care Bill Is Far From Perfect

According to Robert Pear's recent article in The New York Times ("Coverage Now for Sick Children?
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A Six-Point Summary of What the New Health-Care Law Should Accomplish Now (and Some Other Details)

On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the most comprehensive health reform legislation in decades.
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'Christian' Militias and Tavis Smiley's MLK Documentary

Many are wondering of what to make of the shameful association of the word "Christian" with "militia." Understandably, with Christianity being associated with something so anti-Jesus, one might wan
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Mennonite College Follows First Playing of National Anthem with St. Francis' Peace Prayer

From the beginning, I opposed Goshen's landmark decision to play the national anthem before selec
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Why We're Talking About Glenn Beck and Social Justice

Jim Wallis is on vacation this week, but before leaving he wrote an op-ed for The Washington Post
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A Palm Sunday Procession to Jerusalem Ends in Arrests -- Including the Donkey

Protesters crossed the main gate in the separation wall between Bethlehem and Jerusalem on Palm Sunday 2010.
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The Sin of Usury

Recently, on the Call & Response blog,
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The Cross, Easter, and the 'They' Narrative

The other has been a philosophical idea with a rich history.
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