The simple act of giving thanks before a meal is one of the most universal prayers, found all over the world and stretching back thousands of years. ”[Continue
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When the Puritans arrived on the shores of Massachusetts in the early 1600s, they brought with them a concept of God totally alien to their new neighbors, the Wampanoag people. ”[Continue
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Before you donate that can to a food drive, Bob Lupton wants you to know that handouts can leave people feeling powerless, dependent and degraded. ”[Continue
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(RNS) — 'Perhaps voices will emerge that will enable us to find new ways forward together, past the screaming and the litigation, through a return to deeper theological and ecclesial wellsprings. I pray that this is so,' writes David Gushee. ”[Continue
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The reality of a hopelessly divided American Christian scene. ”[Continue
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White supremacist Christian nationalism must be clearly repudiated by all followers of Jesus Christ. ”[Continue
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Some Christians regard Muslims as the enemy, and are quick to link them all to terrorists.Other Christians are just as eager to paper over differences between the faiths and focus on, say, their common connection to Abraham.Joshua Ralston, a professor at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Va., sees a third way for Christians.To approach Muslims with honesty about disagreements. With the love Jesus calls on his followers to have for their neighbors. And with a freedom that allows adherents of both faiths to bear witness to their beliefs – including Christians' claims about Jesus ”[Continue
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