God's Politics
January 1, 1970 Archives

In the few weeks of the defense authorization debate in the Senate, Republican senators began falling like dominoes—Chuck Hagel (NE), Susan Collins (ME), Richard Lugar (IN), George Voinovich (OH), Pete Domenici (NM), Olympia Snowe (ME), and even John Warner (VA) […]

Recently, I was talking with someone who serves in Congress, a Democratic representative from a liberal constituency out west. My friend reported that people in the home district—especially those who make up the base—were furious with Congress. “Over what?” I […]

the latest reports on the presidential campaign, illegal drugs, the Iraq war and policy, Japan’s nuclear accident, Iran, Darfur, the Mideast, human rights, Pakistan, and a bit of satire + Sign up to receive our daily news summary via e-mail […]

In the early Christian communities, the character of the Jesus movement found expression in the abolition of social distinctions of class, religion, race, and gender. – Mary John Mananzan Quoted in Cry Freedom, by Charles Ringma + Sign up to […]

The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land. – Jeremiah 23:5-5 + […]