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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s February 1, 2006 interview with Canon Andrew White, president and CEO of the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East. More

    February 3, 2006 | Comments

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    In the aftermath of the Hamas victory in the Palestinian elections, big questions piled up about the prospects for peace and democracy in the Middle East. More

    February 3, 2006 | Comments

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    “Tet, the Vietnamese New Year, is by far the biggest festival during the year.” says Nguyen Ngoc Bich. More

    February 3, 2006 | Comments

  • Read excerpts from essays and books about Dietrich Bonhoeffer. More

    February 3, 2006 | Comments

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    “Throughout our conversation, he spoke about God’s concern for the poor and biblical calls for justice. He came across as intelligent and informed, easily reeling off statistics and the details of arcane international trade policy. Earnest, not posturing.” More

    February 3, 2006 | Comments

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    Observances mark the 100th anniversary of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s birth. The German theologian was involved in a plot to kill Hitler, and was subsequently put to death by the Nazis for his resistance. More

    February 3, 2006 | Comments

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    In some observant Jewish families, a little boy’s first haircut is more than just a haircut. It marks the beginning of not only his formal education but also his obligation to keep the commandments and perform mitzvoth — good deeds. More

    January 27, 2006 | Comments

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    The role of pastor may be one of the most overlooked sides of Martin Luther King Jr. But it was one of the most important aspects of who he was. More

    January 13, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview about Martin Luther King Jr. with Professor Lewis Baldwin.

    January 13, 2006 | Comments

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    According to a survey by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, solid majorities of all major American religious groups back stronger measures to protect the environment. Even though some conservative evangelicals are less likely to make environmental protection a priority, evangelical leaders are speaking out about what they see as a biblical obligation to protect all of creation.

    January 13, 2006 | Comments