God's Politics
March 2007 Archives

I still have another month on self-imposed blogging hiatus so that I can finish my book. But I couldn’t let this pass without comment. Rod Dreher quotes Stuart Rothenberg, who shoots down the idea that Democrats can pick up votes […]

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There are those who rebel against the light, who are not acquainted with its ways, and do not stay in its paths. The murderer rises at dusk to kill the poor and needy, and in the night is like a […]

To be a follower of Jesus means in the first place to enter by compassion into his experience, with all that it expresses of the divine and of the human. And it means in the second place to enter with […]

Last week, Sojourners/Call to Renewal joined many other advocates in asking the Senate to take a step toward a moral budget. In a letter that went to every senator, I requested that each “make sure to prioritize poor and working […]

Who doesn’t like a good underdog story? … David versus Goliath always makes good copy, especially when the adversaries are as polarized as the oft-demonized retail giant and a Jesuit priest. … But what happens when Goliath wins?” So says […]

the latest reports on Israel-Palestine, Darfur, Iraq, attorney firings, Iran, Guantanamo trial, slavery, Colombia, gays and lesbians and the church, and Big Brother Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail » Full news summary: Israel-Palestine. Israel agrees […]

Those of steadfast mind you keep in peace—in peace because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for in the Lord God you have an everlasting rock. For he has brought low the inhabitants of the height; the […]

Water comes from its own source which is God. And since God desires to do so … God produces this delight with the greatest peace and quite and sweetness in the very interior part of ourselves. I don’t know from […]

As expected, I get a lot of Christian press releases around Christmas and Easter. Most of the material gets circular filed under “been there, done that;” “would love to attend, but I have too many other Christian commitments;” or “Christ […]