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Electoral Double Standards in Latin America and Beyond

Thankfully, the crisis in Honduras may be reaching a political resolution.
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Why Interfaith Work Does Not Equal Relativism

There is a line in the Riga Veda, a collection of ancient Hindu scripture, that says "Truth is One, but the sages speak of it by many names." I had heard of this before, but hadn't given i
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Billy Graham's Theological Humility Should Challenge Evangelical Attitudes

Every three years, young evangelists from around the world gather in Portland Oregon to attend a conference put on by the Next Generation Alliance, an organization dedicated to mentoring the next g
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Calling Big Banks to Account

Thousands of protesters converged on Chicago last week to demand banking reform, challenging bankers gathered
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Ending AIDS' Stigma

President Obama and his administration were busy this past Friday.
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Helping the Church Be the Church

Every day churches across the country respond to the economic crisis by supporting families in need, assisting those in search of a job, and reaching out to people on the back streets of America.
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Regional Leaders Take More Confrontational Approach to Zimbabwe's Crisis

Over a week has passed after the partial withdrawal of the opposition party (MDC) from the unity government.
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Christianity Today and Cultural Captivity

Last month's Christianity Today featured an article on the state of evangelicalism by
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Hedge Fund Managers Take On Wall Street and World Hunger

In spring of 2008, my boss, hedge fund manager Mike Masters, and I were studying the effects that investors were having on commodity prices.
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With a Political Deal on the Horizon, Hondurans Seek a Real Plan for the Future

Friday morning, Hillary Clinton praised what she called "an historic agreement" between de facto President Roberto Micheletti and deposed President Manuel Zelaya.
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