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Turning the Tables of White-European-Male-Privilege: 'Our' Tables, 'Their' Tables, and New Tables

[Read more of this blog conversation in response to the Sojourners article "
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'The Earth is the Lord's and all that is in it'

Today is Earth Day, an occasion for marking our responsibility to care for our world and the environment. It seems trite to have just one day to remind ourselves of the importance of this -- though the same could be (and often is) said about Father's Day, Mother's Day, Valentine's Day, Christmas, etc.
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A Word from Phoenix: 'I don't want my city to be the Birmingham or Selma in this drama'

On Tuesday, a group of local faith and community leaders, along with Jim Wallis and Noel Castella
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Arizona's Immigration Bill is a Social and Racial Sin

I got up at 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning to fly to Phoenix, Arizona, to speak at a press conference and rally at the State Capitol at the invitation of the state's clergy and other leaders in the immigration reform movement.
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So, Am I a Reductionist?

A few weeks ago I wrote a post on my blog entitled Will the Real Gospel Please Stand Up? In the post I
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Fight or Die: How to Lose Friends and Irritate People

This video clip by The Work of The People is going to upset a lot of people.


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Evangelicals on the Border: Steps Forward and Back for Immigrants

From the borderlands perspective, it has been a week of momentous steps both forward and back for immigrants.
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