The key question of Easter is not one that historians can answer. Did God vindicate Jesus beyond death? But that doesn’t mean historical research is […]
Source: Easter and Historical Nuance | James McGrath
If I were to admit to knowing anything, it would be this: connection is the only way to thrive. I also know that I wouldn’t be the only one to remark […]
Source: Befriending the Racist IS Loving the Enemy | Befriending the Racist IS Loving the Enemy
Religious left thinkers equate Christendom, nationalists, “Christian Fascists,” and white supremacists; say there is “no middle ground.”
Source: Religious Left Thinkers: “No Middle Ground” with Nationalists – Juicy Ecumenism
A rally hosted by Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont for a Nebraska Democrat prompted a flurry of questions about the party’s pro-choice orthodoxy.
Source: Are pro-life Americans welcome in the Democratic Party? Depends who you ask. | America Magazine
Buttigieg must fashion the perfect jeremiad for this historical moment—a call to national repentance and renewal, but one that appeals to myths of American greatness.
Source: Pete Buttigieg and The Politics of American Greatness | Kristin Du Mez
I’ve started to notice that the wisdom of Jesus is a bigger part of our collective intelligence than I ever realized before. I often hear people who […]
Source: Did Jesus Say That? | Keith Giles
Stephen D. Blackmer on his improbable journey from eco-activism to the priesthood.
Source: The Sacred Power of the World – The New Atlantis
In hindsight, I understand Black Elk’s words: “I think I have told you, but if I have not, you must have understood, that a man who has a vision is not able to use the power of it until after he has performed the vision on earth for the people to see…. It is from understanding that power comes; and the power in the ceremony was in understanding what it meant; for nothing can live well except in a manner that is suited to the way the sacred Power of the World lives and moves.”
You can’t really love the Homeless until you love Debbie or Steve [who happen to be homeless]. You can’t really say you love the LGBTQ […]
Source: Love Beyond Labels | Keith Giles