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SNAP Hunger Challenge: Not Really A Poor Grad Student After All

Greg Damhorst | Posted 11.21.2012 | Religion
Greg Damhorst

The same day that I begin a week of eating on a budget of $5 per day -- the equivalent of living off the average food stamp benefit in Illinois -- a stipend is deposited in my bank account. On any other week, this could afford me more than 10 times the weekly SNAP allowance.

A War That Builds Bridges, Not Bombs

Greg Damhorst | Posted 10.14.2012 | Religion
Greg Damhorst

Richard Proudfit is not just feeding the world, but building bridges. And those bridges allow us to feed the world together.

Occupy Wall Street, The Golden Calf and the New Idolatry

Donna Schaper | Posted 10.13.2011 | Religion
Donna Schaper

We brought the calf to Wall Street to confess our allegiance to false Gods and to announce that something was dying for us. That death is our own belief in the sacred calf of the Wall Street picture of the universe.