These sayings may have a Biblical sound to them. But they are not Biblical. They set aside...Read More
Did you see the recent comment from “Donna”? It stirred me up! Come on people! Christian integrity and humility should compel you to allow that those who voted for Obama are NOT thereby proven to be ignorant or...Read More
I. Young Adult Attitudes Toward American Christianity In the aftermath of the Religious Right’s ascendancy, it is not an accident that “antihomosexual” is the number one perception of Christians in America, followed...Read More
I. Waves of Slander I don’t have statistics, but we all know there’s a lot of falsehood circulating freely online. An email arrives with frightening accusations or innuendos and the reader gets frightened (as was...Read More
If America “repents” – if America is repenting right now – is the Bush-devoted wing of American Christianity going to be “left behind”? “Repent”, you know, means to re-evaluate,...Read More
Well, maybe. At least a somewhat religious outlook. These are quotes from our new state Senator (NE LD 44), Mark Christensen, elected from Imperial – from an article in the Lincoln Journal Star. “I’m quite at...Read More
Two questions about two recent scandals: 1. How do “Christian conservatives” react? 2. How do real Christian conservatives react? Recent Scandal I: White House Loves to Torture, Forces Congress to Approve! 1....Read More
Jimmy Carter, Christian statesman, lays it out clearly yet again. Thank you, Mr. President! (Carter interview and book info.)[The quotes below are from a recent interview with Der Spiegel, focusing on issues Carter brings up in...Read More
Are we traveling down the same road the Germans took in the early 1930’s? I can’t say – but some of the landmarks sure look familiar. People get upset when I raise that issue, but for different reasons. One...Read More
That headline is from Focus on the Family’s CitizenLink. I’m quoting the article in full. Like many promoted through the daily email Dobson sends me, it is very short — short in number of words, short on...Read More
This quote from Shadia Drury is complex enough and important enough to merit some special focus. So here I have added some outlining and emphasis. Enjoy! (not the right word, I know). What is disturbing about the new...Read More
We watched the movie Bob Roberts last night. Netflix’s review calls the movie “goofy.” Wrong word. This fictional candidate for US Senate from Pennsylvania had today’s neo-fascist (self-described neo-con...Read More
US Army Colonel (retired) Larry Wilkerson’s story has two important elements for Americans concerned about Christian morality – or the lack thereof – in the White House: first, his obvious credibility, and...Read More
Through her much experience, study and writing about religion and religious ideas and leaders, Karen Armstrong has come to this conclusion: I discovered that in all three of the religions of Abraham [Judaism, Christianity,...Read More
Wish I’d Said That!
You are not upset because of your children or your partner.
You are upset because you are upsettable.
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