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Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Christians are being called to lives of resurrection and hope in the midst of the world's chaos, writes the Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, Church and Society top executive. more

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The Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant finds it harder to claim his Christian identity when it seems that the core of Christian faith is being twisted and misappropriated. more

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Christian leaders do an injustice to their communities when they feed the lack of realism that suggests that people are “basically good” when confronted with the kind of evil that killed 11 Jews at worship, writes the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt. more

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Pittsburgh Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi urges United Methodists to tend first to those harmed emotionally by the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, and then to work toward reducing violence. more

Global Health, Disasters & Climate Change

Agonized over the false Christianity behind the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, the Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas will no longer wear a cross. more

In the wake of a series of horrendous events, the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant finds hope and sustenance in the words of the prophet Isaiah. more

Practicing Faith

In the wake of the shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue, Cynthia B. Astle reflects on the many ways her life has entwined with Jewish friends. more

Views from a Ridge

The attack on Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh was not only an attack on Jews. It was not only an attack on Judaism. It was an attack on all that we hold sacred, writes Jeffrey Salkin of Religion News Service. more

Conspiracy theories focused on Jews aren't merely distasteful, they're sinful and must be resisted at every turn, writes the Rev. Morgan Guyton. more

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The Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, descendent of two noteworthy American families, lays out the stark political, social and religious choice before the United States in today's atmosphere of fear and hatred. more

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