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Pulling Yourself Up by Your Bootstraps...
Originally Posted: 04/08/2015 - 1:40pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. ...like the Koch brothers, who have really nice bootstraps.  WITH THE NEXT election still almos ...

A Newsfeed of Fear
Originally Posted: 04/08/2015 - 3:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins You wouldn't know it from the headlines, but things are getting better.  I GREW UP terrif ...

Yearning to Breathe Free
Originally Posted: 04/08/2015 - 1:41pm | Type: Magazine Article

David C. Cramer Churches on the U.S.-Mexico border are making a statement about immigration--by working together to meet humanitarian ne ...

Blaming the Victim
Originally Posted: 04/08/2015 - 1:41pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lyndsey Christoffersen From "modest is hottest" to misreading sexual violence in the Bible, Christians have a checkered history ...

Moral Free-Riders
Originally Posted: 04/08/2015 - 1:41pm | Type: Magazine Article

Mavis Biss The "me first" attitude of anti-vaxxers puts others at risk.  IMMANUEL KANT has been on ...

On Chastity and Revictimization
Originally Posted: 01/30/2015 - 5:35pm | Type: Blog

If we allow people to be shamed or forced into crime through a lack of viable alternatives, we are morally culpable like the Greco-Roman society which taught women that their life was only worth as much as the ...

REPORT: Bob Jones University Failed to Support Sexual Abuse Victims for 40 Years
Originally Posted: 12/11/2014 - 1:01pm | Type: Blog

An alarming report released today reveals that Bob Jones University, a historically fundamentalist Christian college, failed to support nearly 40 victims of sexual abuse over four decades. ...

'Daddy, why are those people sleeping in the park?'
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 10:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Christian Piatt How to talk with our children about homelessness. MY 5-YEAR-OLD daughter, Zoe, is in preschoo ...

On Accountability: The Buck Never Stops
Originally Posted: 10/29/2013 - 2:37pm | Type: Blog

In the end, of course, no one will accept accountability, for we live in an age when the “buck” never stops on one’s own desk, if it stops at all. It was a strange, but telling, s ...

In Guns We Trust
Originally Posted: 04/19/2013 - 9:06am | Type: Blog

Virginia Tech, Aurora, and Newtown each stopped the nation in its tracks but we eventually moved on, and before anyone might guess, well over 3,000 more have died by gun violence in America since December. ...

Steubenville Rape Case: From Blame to Responsibility
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 2:49pm | Type: Blog

The tragedy of the Steubenville rape case has provided a moral challenge to our nation. We are caught up in a highly emotional cycle of blame as we debate who the real victim is in this case. I find myself ask ...