God's Politics
January 1, 1970 Archives

It’ll feel good to get this off my chest: I’m harboring an undocumented person. Growing at the rate of half a pound each week, somewhere between my rib cage and my bladder, this interloper is preparing to make his/her grand […]

I watched much of the cable television coverage of Jerry Falwell’s death and legacy. And I did a lot of grimacing, in response to both the uncritical adulations of his allies (who just passed over the divisive character of much […]

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We are not disembodied spirits. God apparently values the material enough to endow it with the spiritual. That’s what the Incarnation is all about. We’ve come at this whole notion of the exaltation of the spirit by losing respect for […]

For the needy shall not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the poor perish forever. Rise up, O Lord! Do not let mortals prevail; let the nations be judged before you. Put them in fear, O Lord; let the […]