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I Am Racist and so is the Church

An Opening Editorial Yes, you read the title right. I am racist, and so is the majority-white denomination I serve, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). I’m not particularly happy to admit this about myself or my Church. True, I have never

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Environmental Hope: A Better Approach for a Tougher Climate

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Introducing the Unbound Nov 2012–Jan 2013 issue “Hope for Eco-Activists: Discovering an Environmental Faith” while arguing for a different environmental strategy to engage people, particularly young people, in this age of consumerism, doubt, and the temptation to despair.   By Patrick David Heery, Managing Editor   This is an article

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Eco-Justice is Creation Care

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Shifting the Foundations of Eco-Theology to Include Stewardship, Justice, and Spirituality Este texto también está disponible en español.   By Rev. Neddy Astudillo   View and Print as PDF.   An uneasy feeling moves freely through the air these days, while the words of the Gospel keep proclaiming: “Go! and

Interfaith delegation including young Jews and rabbis with Jewish Voice for Peace who advocated for boycott and divestment at the Presbyterian General Assembly.

Caught Between Promise and Prudence

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Why the PC(USA) 220th General Assembly Voted Against Divestment By Robert Trawick   View and Print as PDF.   The General Assembly has come and gone, and amidst much sound and fury, we now face the task of reflecting on what we have done and who we are now. From

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Communion, Kenosis, and Change

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Same-Sex Marriage at the 220th General Assembly By Rev. Aimee Moiso, 2012 Teaching Elder Commissioner and Moderator for Committee on Civil Union and Marriage Issues   View and Print as PDF.   In the two months since the 220th General Assembly concluded in Pittsburgh, I’ve had difficulty framing my experience

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Stay with Us

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A Young Presbyterian’s Reflection on General Assembly By Emily Morrell, 2012 Young Adult Advisory Delegate (YAAD)   View and Print as PDF.   My presbytery is small, tiny, actually. In fact, after serving on my presbytery’s youth council for four years, with a stint as moderator, I’m pretty sure I


Young Adults: Will We Stay?

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Two Contrasting Narratives of What Happened at the General Assembly Reveal a Critical Generation Gap By Patrick David Heery, Unbound Managing Editor   View and Print as PDF.   Talk to enough social justice-minded Presbyterians and you’ll likely hear two distinct interpretations of the 2012 PC(USA) General Assembly. Narrative One:

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