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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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The Message to the Margins: An Election Lamentation and Call to Action

This article was originally published on November 9, 2016 on Denise’s blog, ‘SOULa Scriptura” at The United States of America has elected Donald Trump its next president. It’s sinking in as I type that. We (the royal “we”) elected Donald … Continue reading

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Author Emily Oshinskie

Reframing the Face of Activism: Protest as Prayer & Embracing the “Other”

Lessons form a Personal Paradigm Shift I have a confession to make. I used to cringe at the word “activist.” I looked at them, and all I saw were loudmouths who wanted attention. And you know what bothered me more … Continue reading

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Faith in the Public Square – A Time for Choosing

In March 1948, theologian Reinhold Niebuhr graced the cover of Time. His appearance came at the end of two decades in which Niebuhr had risen to cultural prominence not just as a religious thinker, but also as one of the … Continue reading

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