Category: Religion

Miguel de la Torre: The death of Christianity in the U.S.

Christianity has died in the hands of Evangelicals. Evangelicalism ceased being a religious faith tradition following Jesus’ teachings concerning justice for the betterment of humanity when it made a Faustian bargain for the sake of political influence. The beauty of the gospel message — of love, of peace and of fraternity — has been murdered Read more…

Badri Raina: God’s Helplessness

When God created woman and man, I was a fly on a tree nearby; They came frisking like animals, A feast to my discerning eye.   Then entered God’s canny adversary, From the Netherworld he came; He whispered into their baby ear, And gave them sin and shame.   Thus were born religions, Homilies and Read more…

Ted Glick: Religiously Grounded Pipeline Resistance

The action was deeply spiritual and tactically effective

Ted Glick: Religion and Revolution, Part Two

There is no hope, zero, for transformative change without effective organizations that are deeply rooted among our peoples, it is essential that we identify this problem as fundamental if we are to win

David Swanson: Take a Knee for Freedom of Religion

Freedom of religion depends on the willingness to stand up for (or take a knee for) the right not to be compelled to worship

Josiah Hesse: Why evangelicals love Trump

The president has bragged about his sins and built a career on casinos and half-naked women. But as a former believer, I know they recognize a fellow outsider

Rabbi michael Lerner: Staying Power of Racism After Charlottesville

When a Left starts to talk about a world based on love and justice, and shows genuine compassion for those not yet in their ranks

Juan Cole: Astonished US Press

To his credit, Gov. Dayton cut through this bigotted b.s. and said, that is what this attack was, it was terrorism

Joseph Nevins: Pursuing ‘A Radical Faith’

What can the assassination of Sister Maura during El Salvador’s civil war teach us about humanity for Central American refugees today?

Peter Montgomery: Right wing thinking big

Under Trump, religious right leaders plan a big comeback: “We are in a war for the future of this republic”

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