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Against the grain

Going against the grain usually won’t get you anything but splinters and ugly wood. Nonetheless, as on every September 11 since 2001, that’s where I find myself. Feeling full of splinters … wondering why my wood seems to look different … Continue reading

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Choosing life, not terror

As I read about the young people organizing the uprising in Egypt, I keep thinking about Mark Juergensmeyer’s description of similar situations that have turned violent, and his arguments about why, in his book Terror in the Mind of God: … Continue reading

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