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    Beyond God’s Politics

    Author and activist Jim Wallis is no stranger to speaking out about faith and politics. As the founder of Sojourners Magazine and author of God’s Politics, Wallis has tacked issues…
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    Reading for Change

    In the Christian tradition that I grew up in, personal morality was often the primary focus of all teaching. It wasn’t until college that I began to learn about social…
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    Art Saves Lives

    I’ve never been very cool. In elementary school I was hopelessly awkward, understated as a nerd and definitely not a fashionista in any capacity. It just got worse in middle…
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    Dear Revolutionaries

    Dear Revolutionaries, I started working for RELEVANTmagazine.com as the website’s Revolution Editor in the spring of 2005, a few months after the Tsunami of Christmas ‘05 and before Hurricane Katrina…
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    Top Books of 2006

    Some lists have an air of pretension about them—I hope this one does not. I’m no more qualified to pick the “best” books of the year than anyone else. I…
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    Interview: Javier Hernandez

    Javier Hernandez isn’t Stan Lee. He doesn’t work for Marvel, Dark Horse or even Image Comics. He’s an independent in the truest sense of the word. Since the late 1990s,…
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    Thinking Big and Small

    Note: This article is a follow-up of sorts to Brett’s article from last winter entitled "Deep and/or Wide". Our world today, however “flat” or “global” it may be, does not…
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    The Annihilation of Man

    The Everyman, The Church Late last night it occurred to me that the great machine of culture was killing my faith ever so softly. Can anyone help me with all…
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    Relevant Classics

    The Confession It’s time to confess. We all did it—reading Cliffs Notes, skimming online “study guides,” leeching off of classroom discussions and faking our way through tests—anything not to have…
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    A Conversation With Dick Staub

    RELEVANT recently had the opportunity to chat with Dick Staub, radio personality, cultural critic (www.dickstaub.com) and author of the books Too Christian, Too Pagan (2000) and Christian Wisdom of the…
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