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Christianity and the Holocaust

In my sermon “Who Do You Stand With?” I spoke of the shameful record the Christian church had when standing up for the lives and rights of the oppressed.  In fact, it has played a major role in the rise … Continue reading

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Inside Dance

It may be my favorite piece of dance:  Turning Tides, created and choreographed by Randy Duncan, with music by Sam Harris, Gavin Dillard, and Bruce Roberts.  It’s in two parts, beginning with “Adrift,” a solo dance, and then “The Storm,” … Continue reading

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How Good of a Democracy Are We Anyway?

This post presents highlights from The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EUI) Democracy Index 2020, its 13th annual index which began in 2006 and surveys the health of democracy around world. The Index classifies countries into four categories: Full Democracies, Flawed Democracies, … Continue reading

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