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“Faith” Healing: An Animal Experience

Animal-assisted therapy unleashes unconditional love by Robin Tierney Since the first Battle of Flowers Parade in 1891, Fiesta has blossomed into San Antonio’s signature festival, a family-friendly alternative to Mardi Gras. This year’s celebration,...

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Sophie’s Story

What happens when restorative justice principles are applied to Christian communities? by Cheryl Miller / Blossoms illustration by Tamara Madden “Compassionate confrontation” was the term Dave Clark used to describe the style I use with...

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Go and Do Likewise

The “Justice for Our Neighbors” National Network      by Todd L. Lake It is one thing to wring one’s hands about the plight of undocumented immigrants, but quite another to actually do something to help...

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Mother of Exiles

The history of US immigration must inform the current debate on immigration by Matthew Soerens and Jenny Hwang …Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame...

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Our Property, God’s Property

by Fletcher Harper The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it… Psalm 24:1 To reconcile divine ownership with the realities of modern life, it’s important...

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Rebuild Afghanistan

(Author’s note: This “declaration of faithfulness” was written on September 25, 2001, two weeks after 9/11, when many in the US were making a case for war in Afghanistan.) by Paul Alexander Rebuild Afghanistan!...

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Common Ground on Abortion

by David P. Gushee In 2010 I spoke at an ambitious conference at Princeton University on abortion. It was the brainchild of a friend of mine, Dr. Charles Camosy, a young Catholic theologian at...