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Experiments in Accountability, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation

One day when I was walking along the Hudson River on a crisp winter's day, I caught a glimpse of my reflection.
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Wise Local Living -- Without Leaving

Last year I borrowed a copy of Doug Fine's book
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Oldest Known Hebrew Script, Recently Deciphered, Links Worship and Justice

I've long been interested in archaeology, particularly biblical archaeology.
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Cold Hands, Expectant Heart

There is an old saying that can be quite appropriate at this time of the year: Cold hands, warm heart.
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Asian ? White

Articles like this make me want to celebrate and cringe.
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TIAA-Cref Divests from Sudan Oil Interests

While the situation in Sudan remains dire (and could worsen as the country faces volatile elections this spring), Christians can celebrate a recent story of hope: the first major U.S.
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