God's Politics
January 1, 1970 Archives

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. – Martin Luther King Jr. + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly; do not claim to […]

The Things they Carried, by Tim O’BrienOne Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia MarquezThe Kite Runner, by Khaled HosseiniHow (Not) to Speak of God, by Peter RollinsPhilosophy and Theology, by John D. Caputo Tony Jones is the National Coordinator […]

We Red Letter Christians (Evangelicals who don’t want to be identified with the Religious Right) have long been frustrated by the fact that we haven’t had the means to get out the message of who we are and what we […]

One of our regular bloggers, Diana Butler Bass, had the great idea to asked the Red Letter Christians group for short lists of their favorite books that they’ve read this year. We’ve gotten a great response and will be sharing […]

Fed up with the so-called “War on Christmas” craziness? One of our readers decided to fight back – with poetry: ‘Twas the month before Christmas; with anticipation,I’d prayed to be peaceful, I’d felt adoration. The Good News was soon to […]

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“It is unconscionable that Bethlehem should be allowed to die slowly from strangulation.” – Archbishop Desmond Tutu When we hear about Bethlehem this Christmas season, what do we imagine? A town far away and frozen in time? Or security walls, […]

I found Mark C. Taylor’s New York Times op-ed, “The Devoted Student,” interesting but off-base. Students exist who wouldn’t know how to handle a serious intellectual engagement with ideas seemingly hostile to faith. However, though these students exist, I am […]