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Should we toss out grandma?

March 26, 2020

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Social Darwinism not only violates Jesus’ teaching, its competitive ethos spells economic doom.

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Great vibes in harsh times

March 15, 2020

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I’ve found three scenes of encouragement in these eerie times.

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Trump minions block medical recommendations

March 10, 2020

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A stable genius would normally refer medical issues to the U.S. Center for Disease Control, but President Trump’s brilliance spans beyond international diplomacy, economics, and politics. He and his minions know more than scientists. That’s why they’ve dismissed climate science and, now, clamp down on doctors. Sample a recent Associated Press headline: “Official: White House […]

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Elizabeth Warren follow-up

February 26, 2020

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I was too slow on the draw. No sooner did I chide some of Elizabeth Warren’s followers than a friend pinged me: “Look at this Facebook post praising the Democratic presidential candidate,” she said. I read it. I was impressed. I was eager to paste it here. I could display my even-handed fairness. After all, […]

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A pro-lifer’s lament

February 14, 2020

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Tish Harrison Warren, author of The Liturgy of the Ordinary, captured the exasperation of the Democratic-leaning pro-life voter on Twitter.

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An Open Letter To Bernie Sanders

February 13, 2020

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“You’d shrivel the Democratic Party into an exclusive club of purists.”

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It’s Slow-Down Time

January 14, 2020

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It’s time to tip our hats to fourth and fifth-century Christian theologians vying for peace.

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Climate Change & Temple Destruction

November 27, 2019

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Think of this as theological pondering in the shadow of a behemoth.

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The Tweets Tell A Story

October 10, 2019

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Once again, court evangelicals are embarrassing fellow believers everywhere. Just follow the Twitter feeds and feel the cringe factor.

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CEOs to Senate: Enact Gun Laws

September 13, 2019

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Once again, advocacy for gun regulation has popped up like a whack-a-mole, far from lefty terrain.

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