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Five Frustrations When You Debate Israel and the Palestinians
Originally Posted: 12/24/2011 - 7:11am | Type: Blog

I've been fascinated watching an earlier blog hunker down into a strong debate about Israel and the Palestinians (February 22, "<a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2011/02/22/when-will-3-5-million- ...

The God Who Sees
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

When I was in second grade handball was all the rage. We played it with big red rubber balls against backboards on the playground. When I was in second grade handball was all the ...

This Palestinian Life: Stories of Nonviolent Resistance
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.thispalestinianlife.org/Stories.php"></a>Last weekend I was at a family reunion where I had been invited to show <a href="http://www.ryanrodrickbeile ...

Hearing MLK's Full Message
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>This year, as we celebrate the birth of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. we are too often tempted to celebrate what has been achieved rather than examine what God continues to call out of us. Hop ...

A Nobel Prayer
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

I got the first call at 6:30 a.m. I got the first call at 6:30 a.m. from a reporter: "What's your reaction to Obama winning the Nobel Peace Prize?" "What?" ...

Eschatology or Bigotry?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

A couple of weeks ago on Glenn Beck's talk radio show, a woman called in to suggest that because President Obama appears to be raising the tax rate to around the same as what it was under President ...

Four Points Toward Peace in the Middle East
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.ryanrodrickbeiler.com"></a>I've written <a href="http://www.brianmclaren.net/cgi-bin/mt3/mt-search.cgi?IncludeBlogs=2&amp;search=gaza"&g ...

'Women Should Remain Silent'?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

Many of us were raised in churches that taught that women should be silent in the church because of the teachings of Paul in 1 Corinthians 14:34. Many of us were raised in churche ...

Share Your Dreams: Achievements, Challenges, and Our Identity in Obama's America, Part 4
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

[<a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?p=4064">continued from part 3</a>] [<a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/romal-tune-joel-sermon">read all four parts</a> ...

Uncomfortable Words
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra We have returned now to what some churches call “ordinary time,” a designation more to do with the numbering of weeks th ...

'If Such Women Should Rise!'
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:45am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter The prophetic voice of abolitionist Maria W. Stewart. In the United States of the 1830s, it was u ...

A Prophetic Call
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel A. Dykstra December 1 is World AIDS Day. Worldwide, 15 million children have lost one or both parents to the AIDS pandemic; in Zim ...

Called to be Prophets
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary Cycle C. This month's readings bring ...

Baptism's True Claim
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ched Myers To wade in the water is to be immersed in our Lord's perverse ethic of gain through loss. Je ...

The Beauty of Justice
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Peace, salvation, and the reign of God arrive with beauty and song. The Beauty of Ju ...

What's right with this picture?
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg The Micah Challenge calls evangelicals to get serious about bringing good news to the poor. ...

Prophetic Leadership
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 2:05pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Whatever Christians decide about war with Iraq, they must do it on the basis of Christian theology. ...

Once a Millennium
Originally Posted: 06/18/2014 - 3:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Hulteen Within the Christian tradition, rarely is a concept more misunderstood than prophecy. Unfortunately, this misinterpretation w ...