Jim Wallis Returns to the CultureCast


Not to get all braggy here, but this episode is pretty great. First, we have our first return guest, and it’s one of our best: Jim Wallis. Christian moderated a discussion with Jim at Powell’s Books last week to talk about his new book about nurturing the common good, called “On God’s Side.” I swear, [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic Fails, “Mormons Rock” Edition

Cute kid, and I think he's right. Romney does basically rock like a Mormon...which is kinda why he lost.

Klaus Mein, lead singer of the Scorpions, slapped his balding forehead when he saw this post. Who needs “Rock You Like a Hurricane” when you can Rock like a Mormon??? [Read more...]

Where Does Faith Fit in Today’s Politics?

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It’s always annoyed me when people assume that, because I’m a Christian, I must also be socially conservative on all requisite issues. And while I understand those who lean further right because of their Christian beliefs, I take issue with those who suggest that being both a follower of Christ and a social progressive are [Read More...]

Rick Santorum: Champion of the Secular Left

Every time Rick Santorum speaks, a secular democrat gets his wings. Yes, I know there are three other GOP candidates in the race, but as a theological writer also interested in politics, there is none more fascinating than Santorum. A lifelong Catholic, the senator has only come into his theocratic, social conservative voice in recent [Read More...]