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Sojourners: Christians for Justice and Peace

Sojourners: Christians for Justice and Peace
Jim Wallis' latest book On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned About Serving the Common Good explores what would happen if, instead of focusing on partisan bickering and personal gain, we elevated the common good — in our politics, our family lives, our communities, and throughout each cross-section of our lives. The Common Good Forum is the place to continue the conversation. What does the Common Good mean for you? How would you capture it — in film, a photo, written word? Share it with us, and we'll post it in the Forum. Be a part of the discussion.

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Introduction to New Testament History and Literature — Open Yale Courses About the Course This course provides a historical study of the origins of Christianity by analyzing the literature of the earliest Christian movements in historical context, concentrating on the New Testament. Although theological themes will occupy much of our attention, the course does not attempt a theological appropriation of the New Testament as scripture.

Gene Edward Veith Is Bono, the lead singer and songwriter for the rock group U2, a Christian? He says he is and writes about Christianity in his lyrics. Yet many people question whether Bono is "really" a Christian, due to his notoriously bad language, liberal politics, and rock star antics (though he has been faithfully married for 23 years). But in a new book of interviews, Bono in Conversation by Michka Assayas, Bono, though using some salty language, makes an explicit confession of faith. The interviewer, Mr. Assayas, begins by asking Bono, Doesn't he think "appalling things" happen when people become religious?

Mark LeVine: A Critical Voice of the New Generation I received my BA in comparative religion and biblical studies from Hunter College. My MA and Ph.D. were done at New York University's prestigious Department of Middle Eastern Studies, home of the most acclaimed new generation of Middle Eastern scholars in America. There I focused on the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and modern Islamic religious and political thought and movements.Before being hired at the University of California, Irvine, in 2001, I was a fellow at numerous research institutions, including the International Center for Advanced Studies at NYU, the Stuttgart Seminar in Cultural Studies, in Stuttgart Germany, the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University, and the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Biography | Recent Articles | TV-Radio Appearances/Transcripts | Reviews of Heavy Metal Islam and Why They Don't Hate Us | Contact

Lutheran Hour Ministries - Resources for You Sitio en Español Archived Devotions "Night And Day" March 4, 2012 If I say, "Surely the darkness shall cover me, and the light about me be night," even the darkness is not dark to You; the night is bright as the day, for darkness is as light with You. For You formed my inward parts ....

Article Mary, it seems, is a hot Evangelical topic. As a new professor at Wheaton College, I proposed a course focusing on the Virgin Mary and braced for resistance, but intrigued approval was all that came my way. Nor was I alone. Success Church Live! Join us Live Online or Live on the Telephone Every Sunday Night 10 PM E.S.T. by dialing: 1 (712) 338-8000 - passcode 9081# Christian Success and Biblical Success require LIVE equipping! Worshiping the Lord live online at the SuccessChurch gives the phrase "Internet Connection" a whole new meaning! Join us every Sunday night and experience a heart connection with God in a whole new way! We invite you to come as you are to worship and grow with us. We don't care what you wear.

Shaykha Halima Krausen - Radical Middle Way Germany Founding member of the Inter-Religious Dialogue Circle at the Department of Theology at Hamburg University Shaykha Halima Krausen was born in Aachen, Germany into a Catholic/Protestant family. Lenten Devotions from Lutheran Hour Ministries "MY GOD, MY GOD, WHY HAVE YOU FORSAKEN ME?" Written by Rev. Wayne Palmer What more haunting words could any person speak than "My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?" How could we endure a moment if our Creator would turn His back and ignore our every plea? Where would we turn for help, comfort, and solace if we could not turn to God? Different types of prayer Home > Prayer > Bible study - Different types of prayer Date: 27 July 2009 | Author: Dele Oke Prayer is talking to God. The Christian who relies on the Bible as his or her source of revelation about God finds the purpose, practice and meaning of prayer in the teachings of Jesus. The Bible introduces us to different types of prayer. Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints.Ephesians 6:18 (KJV)I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men.1 Timothy 2:1 (KJV)Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.Philippians 4:6 (KJV)

Contributors « Love, InshAllah Meet our inspirational and courageous contributors! Click on these links to go directly to Salaam, Love or Love, InshAllah. The Editors Editors Ayesha Mattu and Nura Maznavi’s first book, Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women, was featured globally by media including the New York Times, NPR, the BBC, Washington Post, Guardian, Times of India, Dawn Pakistan, and Jakarta Post. Ayesha Mattu (left) is a writer, editor and international development consultant who has worked in the field of women’s human rights since 1998. Developing Faith How to Understand and Apply Faith to your Life We are called to learn and develop faith because faith is essential and of the utmost importance for every aspect of the Christian life. Without faith, we can do nothing! As Christians, especially those who are responsible for the education and care of others, we are called to build our spiritual formation from the solid foundation of the Bible (Rom. 10:17; Heb. 11:6).

Justification for Violence in Islam Part VIII Quietism rather than Pacifism in Islam Here are a few tips for a successful search: Search by keyword, orFind a PersonFind a CongregationFind a Churchwide Ministry View the interactive map, see where we work in the world. Support the ELCA's mission. What Should We Pray For? One way to answer this question is to look at what the early church prayed for. Here is a list gathered from the New Testament. It can guide you in how you pray. I suggest that periodically you pray through this list just to test whether your prayers are leaving out anything the New Testament included. islam and women: the case of the tablighi jama`at SEHR, volume 5, issue 1: Contested PolitiesUpdated February 27, 1996 the case of the tablighi jama`at Barbara Metcalf

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