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In the Aftermath of Two Mass Shootings This Week

Response from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) From Stated Clerk Gradye Parsons and Presbyterian Mission Agency Executive Director Linda Valentine; Pictured above: Sculpture of Rachel weeping for her lost children   Also be sure to read Rev. Shannan Vance-Ocampo’s sermon, “Hope

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Sandra Tamari, right, at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference, alongside Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb

The Divestment Debate: You’re Invited

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Should the church con­tinue invest­ing in com­pa­nies “prof­it­ing from non-peaceful activ­i­ties in Israel-Palestine”? It is a hotly debated question. Two weeks ago, Unbound explored that question through a series of three articles leading up to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly (June 30 – July 7, 2012), where elected commissioners

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Inside Agitators: Seminarians for Justice

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May/June 2012 Issue Table of Contents Seminary and divinity school students write about social justice ministry and advocacy on their campuses: Can these inside agitators connect? Introductions to the Issue “The Locavore Dilemma: Seminarians Become Justice Locavores” by Patrick David Heery “High Ideals and Low Fences: Unpacking the narrative meaning

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