God's Politics
January 1, 1970 Archives

Let no one be discouraged by the belief there is nothing one man or one woman can do against the enormous array of the world’s ills, against misery and ignorance, injustice and violence. … Few will have the greatness to […]

For thus says the high and lofty one who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, and also with those who are contrite and humble in spirit, to revive the heart of the […]

This first list is a few books I got into this year and below that, some I carry around all the time. Torture and the Eucharist, by Willam CavanaughAn Ethic for Christians and other Aliens in a Strange Land, by […]

In the continuing The Washington Post/Newsweek online discussion “On Faith,” I was asked: Do you believe that Jesus Christ was the son of God? If so, what exactly does that mean? If not, who was he? My response follows: Yes, […]

Jeff Halper continues his dialogue with Virtual Talmud bloggers on the controversy surrounding Jimmy Carter’s book, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, this time responding to Rabbi Joshua Waxman’s post titled, “Twisting the Truth.” Twisting “the truth”? Since when are polemics (repeating […]

Israeli peace activist Jeff Halper continues his dialogue with Virtual Talmud bloggers, this time responding to Rabbi Susan Grossman’s post titled, “Israel’s Good Fences Against Bad Neighbors.” The problem evidenced by Rabbi Grossman’s response is not a disagreement over facts […]

I do enough heavy reading professionally – when I read for pleasure, I’m looking for a good novel, or very entertaining non-fiction. These five are guaranteed beach, holiday, or plane reading: My Fundamentalist Education: A Memoir of a Divine Girlhood, […]