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President Obama to Participate in Nationwide Call-in on Health Care

Jim Wallis and other faith leaders from across America kicked off "40 Days for Health Reform"
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Palin Bad for Dialogue

Last Thursday, I wrote about truth-
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Now that a Wise Latina is a Supreme Court Justice ...

Early next Saturday morning I will board a plane with my daughter to spend a week in Honduras.
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Speaking Truth in Love

"Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed.
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My Experience of U.S. Health Care as a Recent Immigrant (Part I)

Regular readers will know that in the past year, I embarked on a genuinely life-altering journey. I emigrated to the United States, got married, and now make my home in North Carolina.
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Who Lit The Fire Under the Right-Wing 'Populists' Against Health-Care Reform?

By now, we've all seen the angry "regular Americans" who are rising up to resist health-care reform. They are demonstrating loudly at town hall meetings. They are holding rallies.
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How to Bring a 9-Year-Old to Christ

In the August 2009 issue of Harper's Magazine, Brooklyn-based writer Rachel Aviv penned an article titled "Like I was Jesus: How to Bring a 9-Year-Old to Christ." I was intrigued enoug
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Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Yesterday was the 64th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
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The Struggle Continues in South Africa

I have been home in South Africa for two months as of August 6. I am grateful that my family and I are home in the land of our beginnings.
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