Just when I thought my life was calm, predictable, and manageable, an AF-3 tornado ripped through our city with winds up to 160 mph. So much for the arrogant assumption that we are in charge of our lives.
We are not going to be able to just come together over racial justice, have Kumbaya moments, and really expect for anything to get done. If we really want to rid ourselves from the sin of racism — that hurts non-white people and white people
In the book The Last Week, Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic Crossan suggest that on that Palm Sunday there were actually two processions entering Jerusalem. "The two processions, they state, "embody the central conflict of the week that led to Jesus’s crucifixion.”
Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, was recently elected chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.
"He has no place on a commission designed to protect religious freedom at home or abroad," says Rabbi Jack Moline, president of the Interfaith Alliance.
Last week, a majority of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court decided to flip to a calendar in their quest to discover truth. Well, they didn’t admit that, but that’s essentially what they did in the case of the 94-year-old cross in Bladensburg, Md.
(RNS) - For many court watchers, including BJC, it is difficult to reconcile the promise of religious liberty for all with the constitutionality of a massive Latin cross sponsored by the government. One takeaway from this case could be that an unconstitutional establishment can become
In 2 Kings 5, a self-righteous, important man had to humble himself and listen to others in a quest to find healing from leprosy. Humbly listening to those we normally wouldn’t listen to might be the recipe we need today.