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the land of israel

ethics | Debt | Hebrew Bible | social issues | Community

Debt and the Land

The ethics of debt forgiveness have to account for more than just the debtor-creditor relationship

May 27, 2021
Mask

Coronavirus | ethics | society | social issues

Masks

The social effects of wearing a moral choice on our face

May 17, 2021

church | public | Pew Research | social issues | American public

Social Problems and Religion

Meanwhile. . . . Other things than political campaigns are going on this summer, but they have a hard time gaining notice. Media attention to them crowds out other events and sp...

July 25, 2016

fundamentalism | social issues | culture wars | John Kerry | peace-making | religious freedom | stewardship of the earth | human good | community-building

Religion in Global Affairs

When in the 1980s Scott Appleby and I were first chartered to deal with one particular public expression of religion, the complex of militant fundamentalisms, we were confronted with a global scene for which we were not prepared. We soon found out al...

May 2, 2016