The Common Good

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Why George Shultz wants to ban nuclear weapons
How the Israeli media cover the occupation


What will it take to build a sustainable peace in Afghanistan?


In recent days, people of faith have raised their voices in the health-care reform debate and started talking about moral values.

The Muslim month of fasting, Ramadan, is over. For me, as for other Muslims, it has been challenging, and beautiful. But the purpose of the month—retreat—is not meant to last forever.

During health-care reform efforts this summer, it was suggested that pastors preach on the topic. This sounds like such an easy and simple thing to do—if you are not a local church pastor!

While purchasing a slingshot recently, I began to wonder what message this might be sending to my credit card company, a business that pays special attention to my spending habits out of what I use

Culture Watch

Can an author save her parents though her books?
Graphic novels tackle the tough issues of our times.
Science and religion books explore the "seen and the unseen."
Check out these resources on worship and liturgy.
Creating a better world first requires an act of imagination.


Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B & C