Tag: violence

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    There is debate and discussion going on within religious communities about rhetoric, teachings, tolerance and anti-gay sentiments in society. More

    October 15, 2010 | Comments

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    “In a lot of places where there had been conflict in the name of religion there is now peace in the name of religion, and that’s a hopeful sign.” More

    October 15, 2010 | Comments

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    University of Notre Dame history professor Scott Appleby assesses the present moment and analyzes the anxiety, fear, and conflict currently in evidence on the American religious scene. More

    September 10, 2010 | Comments

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    “We want to prove to America that we are not terrorist suspects,” says Imam Mahdi Bray. US Islamic groups have launched several projects to fight extremism within their own communities, particularly among young people. More

    September 10, 2010 | Comments

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    Revisit our 2005 conversation about the iraq war with Anthony Shadid, who this week won his second Pulitzer Prize for international reporting. More

    April 15, 2010 | Comments

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    “The church in Mexico has been hurt by its hesitancy and its silence,” says Ruben Garcia, director of Annunciation House in El Paso, Texas. More

    March 26, 2010 | Comments

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    “I think King would make a case for the principles and practices of nonviolence even in settling disputes between nations,” says Cheryl Sanders, professor of Christian ethics at Howard University School of Divinity and senior pastor at Third Street Church of God in Washington, DC. More

    January 15, 2010 | Comments

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    Forty-five years after her death, how do Flannery O’Connor’s views about the South, race, violence, Catholicism, and Christian realism hold up? More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    Brad Gooch is the author of Flannery O’Connor’s biography FLANNERY: A LIFE OF FLANNER O’CONNOR. In describing his experience of writing the book, he says, “…I didn’t have that biographer’s being in love with your subject and then being let down or disillusioned, and indeed it worked a bit in reverse…” More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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    In the 1970′s, Evangelical Pastor Wayne Gordon moved into a high-crime area of Chicago. Members of the community told him they wanted to start a church, so Gordon founded the Lawndale Community Church. More

    September 14, 2007 | Comments

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