There is a phenomenon of what I call, "First-World-Problem-Shaming," where we make people feel bad about their anxieties because somewhere in the world children are starving.
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MINNEAPOLIS — Quick: Name a famous American preacher.
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Pure religion is about giving and not expecting anything in return, which is the very picture of God's love. Indeed, the cliché is true: Giving is better than receiving.
Both religion and politics are concerned with how we should organize societies. What does the Bible tell us about how we are supposed to organize our common life together so that we can actually bear the image of God to all creation?
It will soon be ten years since 9/11 and the effects are still with us. One of the obvious ones is the U.S. military's adventures in the rest of the w...
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