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The Myth of Charitable Choice

By 2000, several misperceptions had developed about the impact of the 1996 welfare reform bill that both required welfare recipients to find work and created the opportunity for faith communities to compete for federal funds for social assistance. In this 2001 Christian Century article, researcher Carl Dudley draws upon a survey of Hartford, Connecticut, congregations and social service agencies to dispel five popular misconceptions about the Charitable Choice program

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Rose and Cal promote shared joy with religious humor across traditions

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Disruption, Death and the Old Testament

The Old Testament has its roots in two great disruptions: the collapse of the Late Bronze Age geopolitical system and...

Great Faith Hand in Hand with Great Sleep, Says Study

 A strong faith could be the key to a good night’s sleep, according to a study released this week in the Journal...


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