Christianity for the Rest of Us
April 2010 Archives

This morning on MSNBC in a discussion on Arizona’s new anti-immigrant law, Tamron Hall asked her viewers, “Is Arizona the most conservative state?”   Arizona is not really the most conservative state.  But it may well be America’s most schizophrenic one. …Read More

Today, Christians celebrate the legacy of St. Mark the Evangelist.  Mark is mostly remembered as the traditional author of the Gospel of Mark, the earliest gospel in the New Testament–a breathless story of Jesus as a teller of tales and …Read More

I’m on my way to New York today to speak at Middle Collegiate Church on the subject of “Congregations in the Public Square,” the sort of topic socially aware Protestants like to discuss.  When I learned of the topic, I …Read More

God to Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona: “When an alien resides with you in your land, you shall not oppress the alien. The alien who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love …Read More

The creators of the cartoon South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, have been all over the news this week.  On the show’s 200th episode, they sort of depicted the Prophet Muhammad thus attracting the attention of a radical website …Read More