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Secretary of State Clinton Promises Action Against Human Trafficking

Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, graced the front pages of many newspapers across the country last Friday.
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God Showing Up in Older Women

It's happened twice in as many months: God showing up in an older woman. A stranger offering me her blessing. Not offering it so much as insisting on it, now that I think about it.
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Gaza: A War Without Winners

I began a fast for peace when Israeli troops entered the Gaza Strip. Last week, I ended the fast, as fighting has stopped and most if not all the troops have left Gaza.
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Lift Every Voice

I was there at the Lincoln Memorial Opening Inaugural Event, the Inauguration
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Looking for Allies at the World Economic Forum in Davos

Today I arrived in Switzerland for the first day of the World Economic Forum's (WEF) yearly summit in Davos.
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Obama: 'Talk is Cheap'

For millions in the U.S.A.
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Peacemaking, Power, and Politics: Books for Reflection

As a former theology and philosophy professor at Asbury Seminary, Sojourners' COO, Chuck Gutenson, is a walking encyclopedia of all things theological
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President Obama's Call for Common Ground on Abortion Reduction

I am encouraged that President Obama's first action on abortion was to release a statement supporting a common ground approach to reducing abortion, even as he also reiterated his policy of support
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