God's Politics
January 1, 1970 Archives

Kos, you have responded to my post on the Left and religion from yesterday by saying, “Huh?” I have no idea what Wallis is talking about. Isn’t his point exactly what I wrote? Maybe I’m missing something, but it’s as […]

This week, Christians around the world begin Lent – the 40-day period of fasting, prayer, and repentance leading to Easter. In seminary, one of my friends eagerly awaited his yearly celebration of Lent, calling it his “favorite church season.” Since […]

OK, I’ll be honest. I’m ambivalent about Mormonism, and, be it Mitt Romney or any other Mormon, I’m ambivalent about the idea of voting for a Mormon. And I’ll bet that a lot of Christians, if they’re honest too, agree […]

Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke? Is it not to share your bread with […]

The helping of others, the giving of alms, and all external goods don’t calm the arrogance of the heart. Humility of the mind, the pain of repentence and the breaking of the will, however, humble the proud spirit. -Elder Joseph […]

The latest news from Iran, homelessness, Iraq-UK troops, and Dems-, Anglicans, Libby trial, and select Op-Eds. Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full news summary: Anglicans. After Anglican meeting, Episcopal Church on notice – “Holding […]