God's Politics
January 1, 1970 Archives

One reason why we Christians argue so much about which hymn to sing, which liturgy to follow, which way to worship is that the commandments teach us to believe that bad liturgy eventually leads to bad ethics. You begin by […]

I hate, I despise your festivals, and I take no delight in your solemn assemblies…. Take away from me the noise of your songs; I will not listen to the melody of your harps. But let justice roll down like […]

Editor’s note: Buck O’Neil, who died Friday, was the star first baseman and manager of the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro baseball leagues, the first African-American coach in the major leagues, and a major voice in remembering and recounting […]

The latest news on Iraqi civilian casualties, Jimmy Carter on North Korea, Iran, Darfur, exporting the faith, religious tax-exemptions, partisan politics, and homelessness. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full news summary: Iraq. Study Puts […]

I confess: Over the last 10 days, I did not pay much attention to the Amish school shooting. As the mother of an 8-year old girl, I find school violence stories too painful to follow. Despite attempts to avoid this […]

This four-part Boston Globe series on faith and foreign aid is required reading this week. And it’s especially troubling for those of us who have tried to convince our friends on the progressive side not to freak out about the […]