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Politics Blue

Christians for Bernie
by Steve Knight

Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock on Bernie Sanders and the Democratic Party

We’re grateful to Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock, Research Professor of Theology and Culture at Brite Divinity School, for her principled stand in support of Bernie Sanders and against the shenanigans of the Democratic Party establishment! Here’s what she wrote on Facebook:

Election Reflections
by Eric Smith & Students

Race, Religion, and the Trouble with Modern Identity

Editor’s Note: We are between terms, so as we wait for the fall term to start and bring new posts from students, we have a post from a professor and colleague, Ted Vial. Dr. Vial has recently published a book that on the subject of race and religion, which can be found at the website [Read More...]

Faith Voters for Hillary
by Chet Jechura

The Progressive Gap

For three decades the Religious Right wing of the Republican Party has managed to take over and control the narrative regarding Christian values, family values, and moral arguments in general, in our politics and in many cases, our churches. The stereotype automatically attributed to Christians, especially Evangelicals, that you must be a Republican has been [Read More...]

Faithful Democrats
by Various Authors

Is Donald Trump the Antichrist?

While Democrats and progressive Christians alike argue that President Trump is the embodiment of evil, others are drawing eerie connections between POTUS and the Antichrist.  Sure, this is nothing new.  Many people believed the same thing about President Obama and have believed – and will continue to believe — that about many U.S. Presidents. But, [Read More...]

Politics Blue
by Various Authors

4 Keys to Engage in Meaningful Political Dialogue

Most of us prefer to hang out with people who share our political views. This is only natural—as they say, birds of a feather flock together. Yet our habit becomes problematic when instead of approaching the “others” as friends who happen to see things differently, we start treating them as enemies. Sadly, in our country, this has become the new norm. On both sides, vitriolic expressions of contempt and disdain, anger and hatred have become commonplace.