Being a troubled nonviolent resister

Aug 21, 2015 by

I want to be a nonviolent resister because as a Red Letter Christian I am committed to taking seriously what Jesus said in the Sermon on the Mount. There’s no way to read through chapters 5-7 in Matthew...

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About my humanist son

Mar 17, 2015 by

A year ago, my son Bart announced that he no longer believed in God. He wanted to, he told me, but he just couldn’t. There were too many things going on, from his point of view, which gave evidence of the...

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Scripture wasn’t written for men alone

May 27, 2014 by

After seeing the film, The Stoning of Soraya M., it is clear that it is far too easy for Christians and Jews to rush to judgments of Islam. The film raises questions not only about the few evil practitioners...

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Reflections on Ron Sider’s newest book, ‘The Early Church on Killing’

Feb 10, 2014 by

Ron Sider’s newest publication, The Early Church on Killing, is, as the subtitle suggests, a fairly comprehensive source book for anyone who is investigating what early Christians had to say about war,...

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