God's Politics
January 1, 1970 Archives

There are some who still find the cross a stumbling block, and others consider it foolishness, but I am more convinced than ever before that it is the power of God unto individual and social salvation. … The suffering and […]

For God’s foolishness is wiser than human wisdom, and God’s weakness is stronger than human strength. Consider your own call, brothers and sisters: not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of […]

the latest news on disarming paramilitaries in Colombia, Christians in Iraq, reducing violence in Israel and Palestine, U.S. election politics, the United Nations Security Council elections, Darfur, detainee politics, and op-ed commentary on the faith-based furor over David Kuo’s new […]

Last Sunday’s New York Times reminded me that fundamentalism is, indeed, dangerous. What story underscored this point? Something about religion in the upcoming elections? Religious violence in the Middle East? No, what caught my attention was the New York Times […]

My longer, point-by-point response to attacks made by critics of the Kuo book can be read here, at It should give you a good sense of the best bits of the book. But I’d also encourage you to read […]

To say there are few surprises in David Kuo’s new book, Tempting Faith, is not to suggest that it is uninteresting or to be skipped. On the contrary, the book provides a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at how political priorities get […]