No More Wars That Devour the American Purpose

by Timothy Villareal On August 8th, one of the most respected non-governmental organizations in the world, Amnesty International, released a damning report alleging that U.S. military forces committed war crimes against Afghan civilians, including torture and murder, and covered-up for the crimes. The report centers on incidents between 2009 and 2013, a time frame which [Read More...]

Stump a Bible Scholar: Following “the Law”

Tuesday is Stump a Scholar day here at Patheos Progressive Christian — and no question is too tough or too radical for our experts! This month, we’re answering your questions on the Bible with resident expert Professor Jerry Sumney. Dr. Sumney is professor of biblical studies at Lexington Theological Seminary and the author of Colossians: A Commentary (2008) and Identifying Paul’s [Read More...]

An Open Letter to President Obama and Members of the United State Congress: Turn the Grief-Bearing Ship Around

By Ellin Jimmerson Dear President Obama and Members of Congress, I am a Baptist minister in Alabama and full-time advocate for unauthorized immigrants and guest workers. My ministry has focused on production of a migrant justice documentary called The Second Cooler, narrated by Martin Sheen. I first felt called to make the documentary because I [Read More...]


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