Tag Archives: democracy

David P. Gushee

Hey Christians, Don’t Follow the Noise This Election Time

So we all know how we are supposed to pay attention to the 2016 election. Watch CNN or Fox or MSNBC at least six hours a day for the latest breaking “news alerts.” Feel outrage. Follow the polls and see … Continue reading

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Storytelling and Political Leadership

Editor’s Note: The following article was originally published as the lead article in the September/October 2008 issue of The Progressive Christian and later appeared as the lead article in Faith & the Common Good: The Best of Zion’s Herald and … Continue reading

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Call for Articles – Elections, Democracy, and Church in the Public Square

Election season is upon us once again. But this election promises to look unlike any other in U.S. history. As newspeople find their objectivity under great pressure, so all genuine non-profits may find it especially hard to be non-partisan. In … Continue reading

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Government Shutdowns: An Unnecessary Evil

Introduction This editorial comes on the heels of Election Day 2013, not a day when Senate or House of Representatives seats were in contest, but a day when government “by the people, of the people, and for the people” was … Continue reading

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