Had the honor of guest posting on a friend’s blog on Patheos. You can link it here. Excerpt: As a religion scholar and now a philosophy student I have given some serious consideration to what ‘fundamentalism’ actually means. If the term is to be useful at all, it cannot be merely an insult; it must … More Hashtags, Prayers, and Progressive Fundamentalists: A Lesson from Sister Simone –
I was all for the confederate flag coming down from the SC State House when the Republican Governor David Beasley tried to do so about 15 years ago. But at least now the big racist symbol is down. We have all done our task to rid the world of evil. Let’s be sure to congratulate … More So when do we get to remove this offensive racist symbol?
I lost my job recently, and I’m struggling to find another one. I have a wife and five kids and had just gotten settled enough to move into our dream neighborhood into a lease with option to buy. That option seems to have disappeared disappointingly quickly. I stand to lose a lot; I know the … More Why Jim Wallis is wrong on the “Shutdown”