The best contribution of religion is precisely not to be a loyal partisan.
Fallible creatures are not to be trusted with empire.
There are millions of votes at stake in this liberal miscalculation.
To focus on the suffering of Christ apart from Jesus' way of the kingdom misses the central point of the gospels.
In the recently published collection of excerpts from William Sloane Coffin's speeches and sermons -Credo- appears this gem: "When the rich take from the poor, it's called an economic plan."
Our new field organizer for Call to Renewal was working the room at a conference of leaders of local councils of churches and interfaith organizations from around the country.
The Democrats just got some bad news on religion.
During the run-up to the Iraq war, I learned two valuable lessons that have stayed with me.
The beneficiaries of wartime tax cuts and contract deals are nothing less than war profiteers.
'People hate this kind of talk. Raw truth is never popular.'
As [Jesus] came near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, "If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace!" —Luke 19:41
We had only a few weeks to organize "Pray and Act: A Service for Peace and Justice" on January 20, the holiday of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
Whatever Christians decide about war with Iraq, they must do it on the basis of Christian theology.
Saddam Hussein is an evil ruler, no doubt about it.