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Faith in Values

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So-Called ‘Cultural War’ Issues Are Really About Justice

Marriage equality and women’s reproductive rights are now being seen for what they always were: issues of basic justice.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Wise as Serpents but Harmless as Doves

The Obama administration’s new birth control rules are generous and strategically smart, but some opponents still aren’t happy.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Working and Still Poor

When you try living on $77 a week for food, transportation, and entertainment—the budget of a minimum-wage worker—spending on things that many take for granted requires tough choices and carries significant consequences.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Hobby Lobby’s Win Is a Loss for Religious Liberty

When for-profit corporations get the same privileges that have historically been given to religious groups that feed the hungry and care for the sick, religion itself is cheapened and devalued.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Conquering the Religious-Secular Divide

Sharing common goals in the fight for justice helps narrow gaps in understanding between religious and secular advocates.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Turning Trouble into Miracles

In what can only be described as a modern-day miracle, the Nuns on the Bus managed to transform a Vatican sanction into prophetic witness.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Political Pluralism: How Government Can Support Conflicting Religious Beliefs

Christian scholars are exploring what is appropriate religious expression in a diverse society.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Conservative Fairy Tale About Government

By casting government as the villain, conservatives are ignoring history and denying the facts.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

How to Reduce Poverty and Save Taxpayers $4.6 Billion Per Year

Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour will cut spending on federal assistance programs and strengthen families, the economy, and our nation.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Cracking the Edifice of Injustice

The fight for liberty and justice requires persistence and envisioning a more perfect union.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Family Values Versus the Corporate Bottom Line

The lack of paid sick days forces American workers to make the no-win choice between job and family.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

It’s Time to Talk

Contrary to mainstream assumptions, much of the religious community supports a woman’s right to make decisions about her own reproductive health.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Resolving to Focus in 2014

Despite the distractions of the coming year, it’s important to hold basic, long-lasting truths in mind in order to experience purpose and joy.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Love and Work

Conservatives should value the bonds of loyalty and commitment not just in marriage but also in the workplace, where bosses have obligations to their workers.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Repairing Christianity’s Damaged Brand

After four decades, the Religious Right is losing its grip, and a generous, justice-minded Christianity is gaining public attention and support.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

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