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Can I Help You?
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In this excerpt from Lauren B. Davis' new novel, “Our Daily Bread,” an elderly woman encounters two troubled boys and the question of whether we ever do enough to help others.

God of the Oppressed
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In this excerpt from “The Cross and the Lynching Tree,” James H. Cone writes that the gospel is found wherever the wronged struggle for justice.

The Evolution of Feminism
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Jennifer Baumgardner's new book of essays and interviews, “F ’em! Goo Goo, Gaga, and Some Thoughts on Balls,” connects generations of women thinking about women, from the suffragettes to women's libbers, from riot grrrls to Lady Bloggers.

What Does Your Feminism Look Like?
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In this excerpt from “F ’em! Goo Goo, Gaga, and Some Thoughts on Balls,” author Jennifer Baumgardner lays out a history of feminism in "waves": from the rights of citizenship and equality to transgenderism, male feminists and sex work.

Baltimore: The City That Bleeds
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David Kennedy, author of "Don't Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America," spent more than 10 years in the worst corners of the worst cities in the country before going to Baltimore.

The Confidence Crumbles
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An excerpt from Ron Suskind's “Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President” looks into the perilous political labyrinth navigated by our nation's leader.

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