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Malala Yousafzai wins God’s peace prize

(Jessica Rinaldi: Associated Press) “Thank you to God, for whom we are all equal.” So Malala Yousafzai, who was shot … Continued

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The remarkable power of the charisma pope

Pope Francis in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate World Youth Day. (Mario Tama/GETTY IMAGES ) While much of the public … Continued

On Yom Kippur, praying mightily for Syria

A Free Syrian Army fighter mourns at the grave of his father, who was killed by what activists said was … Continued

I believe in a God who created Trayvon Martin and Oscar Grant to “have life, and have it abundantly.”

Martin Luther King Jr. seen during his “I Have a Dream” speech.AP Flashing lights caught my attention that night. I … Continued

Fight violence with bold non-violence.

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs after a Syrian Army tank shell exploded in the Salah al- Din neighbourhood of … Continued

Remembering the revival on the National Mall

Martin Luther King Jr. seen during his “I Have a Dream” speech.AP Hand clapping. Foot stomping. Shouts of “Amen!” and … Continued

March on Washington’s dream, our vow

David Goldman/ Associated Press: In this March 26, 2012 file photo Jaquan Kelley of Atlanta wears a Skittles wrapper over … Continued

King’s dream: Waiting with perseverence

Martin Luther King Jr. seen during his “I Have a Dream” speech.AP It is hard to believe that 50 years … Continued

MLK memorial gets a faithful re-write

Aug. 22, 2011James “Plunky” Branch plays the soprano saxophone in silent tribute at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Branch … Continued

Whatever happened to the wrath of God?

Talk about the “wrath of God” kindles all sorts of images in the minds of contemporary Americans. Some immediately think … Continued

For Trayvon Martin, is there no justice?

David Goldman/ Associated Press: In this March 26, 2012 file photo Jaquan Kelley of Atlanta wears a Skittles wrapper over … Continued

Why many Methodists still oppose same-sex marriage

Signs display messages about gay marriage in front of the Devon Park United Methodist Church polling site on Tuesday, May … Continued

An American church in Paris

(LOIC VENANCE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES) Recently The New York Times ran an article about Europe’s ongoing resistance to Christianity and it’s symbols. … Continued

Martin Luther King and the eternal truth of ‘social issues’

The late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., speaks in Eutaw, Ala., in this June 1965 photo. (The Associated Press — … Continued

Time to choose ethics over fashion?

A garment worker who soldiers said was pulled alive from the rubble reacts as he walks on his own at … Continued

The terrorists next door

For many of the self-radicalized, their religious education begins not in the family, but in fundamentalist groups or with radical … Continued