Yoder-Short: Stories rely on empathy

Mar 12, 2018 by

Have you ever wondered about her story, that woman caught in adultery? We know nothing about her situation. Contrast this with the Samaritan woman, where we know about her five husbands and her latest live-in...

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Shame is part of love

Apr 22, 2015 by

Shame has fallen on hard times. Much of this is due to increasing concerns about the public shaming of people on social media. See the recently published book by Jon Ronson, So You’ve Been Publicly...

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I don’t love this religion anymore

Jun 10, 2014 by

I call myself “formerly fundie,” but let’s be real: it doesn’t get more “formerly fundie” than leaving Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. However, that’s exactly what Zach Phelps-Roper did...

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