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Entries by Carol Howard Merritt from 03/2010

Michelle Obama, Healthy Eating, and Our Church's Homeless Kitchen

| Posted 03.08.2010 | Religion

My Christian faith beckons me to look at my neighbors, to love them even as I love myself. That's what First Lady Michelle Obama left us--she took the time to see her neighbors.

Clergy Support Marriage Equality

| Posted 03.11.2010 | Religion

Oftentimes pastors face great criticism for striving on behalf of the LGBT community, risking their comfortable careers and livelihoods: pastors can be thrown out of their churches or they can endanger their professional status. So why do we do it?

Protest Against Muslim Imam Fails

| Posted 03.22.2010 | Religion

False rumors about Imam Abdul-Malik, a leader of D.C.'s interfaith movement, serve as reminders that religious intolerance often beats in the heart of conflicts.

Is God Vengeful? The Meaning Of Holy Week For Social Justice Christians

| Posted 03.29.2010 | Religion

As we think about the misery of Jesus, we begin to realize the hardships of other humans. We take the time to remember the distress of those in Haiti. We reflect on those who have been bombed in their cities. We imagine what it is like to live with the threat of Malaria or AIDS.