Why Bernie Sanders Is Adopting a Nordic-Style Approach – The Atlantic

When U.S. politicians talk about Scandinavian-style social welfare, they fail to explain the most important aspect of such policies: selfishness.

Source: Why Bernie Sanders Is Adopting a Nordic-Style Approach – The Atlantic

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The unholy alliance of the Political Right and the Religious Right

Rabbi Michael Lerner

Rabbi Michael Lerner

The unholy alliance of the Political Right and the Religious Right threatens to destroy the America we love. It also threatens to generate a revulsion against God and religion by identifying them with militarism, ecological irresponsibility, fundamentalist antagonism to science and rational thought,
and insensitivity to the needs of the poor and the powerless.

Lerner, Michael (2006). The Left Hand of God. Harper Collins. p. 1. ISBN 978-0-06084247-5.

Did Jesus Exist? Searching for Evidence Beyond the Bible – Biblical Archaeology Society

Did Jesus of Nazareth, “the man Christ Jesus” (1 Timothy 2:5), really exist? What’s the evidence outside of the Bible? Classical and Jewish writings from the first several centuries C.E. give us a glimpse of the person who would become the central figure in Christianity mere decades after his crucifixion.

Source: Did Jesus Exist? Searching for Evidence Beyond the Bible – Biblical Archaeology Society