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Advent, Christmas Will Be Political – And That’s Good News

By Jim Hopkins | December 13, 2019

While the season of Advent and Christmas will be and has been political, it’s not partisan. Scripture unveils the political reality of the season, in which those consigned to the back row of society have been brought to the front.

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Featured Video Executive Director Mitch Randall offers Christmas and holiday greetings for 2019, sharing that EthicsDaily still believes that people of faith can make a difference for the common good.

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Recent Articles Readers Weigh-in on Issues

By Staff | June 3, 2002 uses its weekly poll to gauge where readers stand on various issues. Last week asked, “Should the SBC continue its boycott of Disney?” Seventy-five percent of those who responded to the poll said “no.” A mere 3.5 percent wanted the boycott to continue, while 21.4 percent didn’t even know the SBC was still […]

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Spirit: How Two Reviewers See It

By Roger Thomas & Mike Parnell | May 31, 2002

At a time when the preservation of wilderness country is a hotly debated political issue in our nation, there is nothing wrong with a reminder of how much we have already lost. “Spirit” is worth seeing just for the stunning animation and that environmental reminder. DreamWorks Pictures hit the animation industry with a bang. Its […]

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Environmental Concerns in Rural Communities

By Gary Farley | May 31, 2002

The Great Plains “Dust Bowl” of the mid-1930s provided a wake-up call for farmers, ranchers and the federal government. The topsoil was being blown off the plains, leaving sterile hardpan behind. Natural resource conservation was added to the agenda of the Department of Agriculture. Through the years, three distinct approaches have been employed—mechanical, chemical and […]

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Addiction: Science, Faith Communities Must Choose Words Carefully

By Steve Sumerel | May 31, 2002

Is addiction a physiological disease having both a physical cause and cure? Is addiction a spiritual condition having roots in a concept called “sin”? How can science and faith communities best serve the addict when they answer those questions so differently? The story of the blind men trying to make sense of an elephant is […]

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Proposals Would Inject Political Poison into Pulpits

By Marv Knox | May 30, 2002

Two bills now pending before the U.S. House of Representatives would breach the wall of separation between church and state and, unfortunately, inject political poison into America’s pulpits. They are the Houses of Worship Political Speech Protection Act (HR 2357), introduced by Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., and the Bright-Line Act of 2001 (HR 2931), sponsored […]

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