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A Christian Minister Dishearten by Contorted American Christianity

I am seriously disheartened by the form of Christianity that is most prominent in the United States today.  Conservative Evangelical Christianity dominates the public sphere. Evangelical leaders make statements which demonstrate their support the politics of the privileged minority while … Continue reading

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Keeping Christ in Christmas, Part 4: Stories of Hope for those Marginalized

As I drove down a familiar street one evening, traffic began to slow….then crawl….then stop and start at a hesitant snail’s pace. I checked the time. It was nearly 9:00 PM. I wondered if there was an accident up ahead. … Continue reading

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A Progressive Christian Reflects on the Papal Visit to the US

His reception was like that of a rock star. Wherever he went, crowds gathered while the media was transfixed by his presence. Other major news took a backseat to each event on his itinerary. For five days in September, the … Continue reading

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