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Since the time of the early church, Christians have debated the church’s role in society. Some choose separation; others seek power; still others shrink away. However, there’s a fourth and more authentic path to let your light shine. […] Read More

Efforts to privatize public schools undermine the nature of a democratic government, replacing the sacred ideals of equality and shared fortunes with economic privilege and greed. The door to education must be open to all equally. […] Read More

Daily reminders of the breakdown of community and its many causes leave little encouragement for a reconciliation of opposing commitments and a refocusing on a common good. There is hope, but it may be different than what we think. […] Read More

With Tax Day looming, U.S. citizens across the country are thinking a lot about taxes. While writing that check to the IRS is a chore many do begrudgingly, remember that paying taxes is a way to show you love your neighbor. […] Read More

Wealth is a given in society, so how should you use it? You can protect your privileged status and accumulate more wealth for yourself. Or you can leverage it to serve the urgent needs of our common life. […] Read More

While many Christians have a heart for the poor and are happy to give money to projects or to volunteer, not many are prepared to live among them. Here are 2 reasons why it’s imperative. […] Read More

EthicsDaily.com’s staff and writers confront tough and sensitive issues head on with integrity and fairness, including multiple perspectives and voices. That’s why I support EthicsDaily.com. […] Read More

At EthicsDaily.com, we are working extremely hard bending the arc of the moral universe toward justice. And we are seeking new partners like you to become investors in social justice. […] Read More

Our national anthem honors a damaged flag that persevered. So too our democracy – and our nation – will survive and persevere if we commit ourselves to help it more fully live up to its ideals. […] Read More

Many young people today lack a belief that things can and will get better. While they have great hopefulness for a better world, they have little confidence that things will get anything but worse. […] Read More