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Prayer benefits us regardless of religion

May 17, 2010
By tomsander

Flickr photo by Manoj Damodaran

Kathleen Parker, of the Washington Post, discusses the recent controversy surrounding Rev. Franklin Graham’s religiously intolerant comments concerning one of the five main Hindu gods, delivered on the National Day of Prayer: ”No elephant with 100 arms can do anything for me…None of their 9,000 gods is going to lead…
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Dave Campbell discusses "A New Kind of Christianity"

March 31, 2010
By tomsander

American Grace co-author Dave Campbell was recently interviewed by NPR’s Barbara Bradley Hagerty about Brian McLaren’s new book A New Kind of Christianity. McLaren rejects the old view that he was brought up with of “a God who needs blood in order to be appeased.”  Instead, McLaren believes that “God revealed, in Christ crucified,…
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