Religion historian Martin Marty compares recent trends in charitable giving with the tax reform legislation headed for approval in Congress. Read more

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A theology of advocacy has a biblical basis of full communal engagement that doesn't stand in the way of meeting immediate needs for charity but seeks to heal suffering caused by unjust systems, writes the Rev. Dr. Jacob Dharmaraj. Read more

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Charitable giving meets immediate needs but rarely addresses the causes that keep people in poverty and subjugation, so a deeper solidarity is needed, writes the Rev. Joerg Rieger. Read more

Practicing Faith


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The Rev. Christy Thomas finds that true compassion focuses on what people need to receive, not on what others want to give. Read more

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