Tag Archives: Good Samaritan

Sanctuary, for the Word and for the People

You’ve surely heard of sanctuary congregations, restaurants, universities and cities.  You probably have listened to their political opponents snark and snarl when they say the word “sanctuary”.  But it is a religious word that they are politicizing.  I write to … Continue reading

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And Who Is My Neighbor?

To begin, let us introduce ourselves. We are a newly wed 29-going-on-30, couple; my wife is a final-year seminary student preparing for ordination, and I am a Bachelor of Arts working at a job that strikes a balance between a … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Faith and Racial Justice: How to see it, name it, cross it

I am a Mid-Westerner at heart, but I have lived in New York for the past 3-1/2 years. In my first few weeks in New York, I remember trying to navigate this urban jungle and its mass transit system. Every … Continue reading

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