Todd Akin, Paul Ryan, and The Rapist

In June, I wrote the following in a longer piece over at TheReligiousLeft.org: “The GOP war on women is entirely about protecting male power.  Specifically, the power of white Christian men to create and control life as well as prevent women from exercising power.   Protecting male power to create and control life (ala the classic [Read More...]

RomneyRyanObamaBiden ~ Religion & Politics Overload

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Now that the two presidential tickets are set, the number of things to talk about in terms of religion and this election has exponentially grown. A Biden-Ryan debate. Catholic showdown of timely proportions, with two men who present two very different visions of an American Catholic in the twenty-first century.  As Paul Raushenbush put it, [Read More...]