Atheism for Theists

There are few places as good as seminary to lose one’s faith, or at the least to have it pushed, twisted and forced past any place you had safely stacked out in advance. I had already considered myself a theologically liberal guy and had chosen my seminary carefully – a school with historically left-leaning theological [Read More...]

Becoming The Things We Hate: Deconstituting The Poor

“Status is important sociologically because it comes with a set of rights, obligations, behaviors, and duties that people occupying a certain position are expected or encouraged to perform” Then Jesus said to his host, “When you give a luncheon or dinner, do not invite your friends, your brothers or relatives, or your rich neighbors; if [Read More...]

On Being a Faithful Citizen: A New Weekly Column by Greg Garrett

This week, we’re excited to launch a new column on Religion and Politics, by Baylor University Professor, author and Episcopal Lay Leader Greg Garrett. Each Thursday, Garrett will be raising questions and offering his insights on what it is to be a faithful citizen in this time. Read an excerpt from his first post here and join the conversation. [Read more...]