God's Politics
January 1, 1970 Archives

The Psalms defy our notions of profane and sacred, proving that everything we feel, witness, do unto others, and have done to us is acceptable subject matter for conversing with the Divine. They invite us to bring every part of […]

The Lord works vindication and justice for all who are oppressed. He made known his ways to Moses, his acts to the people of Israel. The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. He […]

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At the beginning of the Thanksgiving weekend, I put the eulogy that I gave at my father’s recent memorial service up on the blog. It seemed fitting, though personal, as my remembrances of him were filling my heart and mind […]

Here’s my second contribution to the The Washington Post/Newsweek online discussion “On Faith”. As with my first entry, I am joining with other religious leaders, scholars, and activists to respond to a question on a religious or spiritual topic. Our […]

Every year about this time, Bill O’Reilly opens his “war on Christmas” campaign — his annual attempt to rile up Christians over the “secularization” of the day celebrating Jesus’ birth. His targets typically include retailers who wish customers “Happy Holidays” […]