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Civility in Politics

A Dead Child and Childish Things

Jeanne Bishop | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics
Jeanne Bishop

The death of this latest child killed by gun violence happened one day after pro-gun activists heckled Neil Heslin, father of 6-year-old Jesse Heslin, one of the 6-year-olds massacred in Newtown, CT.

The Demonization of President Obama Must End

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Hate-mongering in any form is not a permissible political strategy. There must be a consensus among both Republicans and Democrats that the demonization of the President of the United States, or anyone else for that matter, will be neither tolerated nor rewarded.

Christian Civility: The Test Of Intra-Faith Relations

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Christian Civility does not mean that we won't disagree. There is a difference between incivility and disagreement. Incivility breaks down communication and ruptures God's kingdom.

Conviction and Civility in American Public Discourse

Richard J. Mouw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Richard J. Mouw

People these days who are civil often lack strong convictions, and people with strong religious convictions often are not very civil. What we need is convicted civility.