7 Questions Before C21: Ani Zonneveld

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This week as part of our 7 Questions Before C21 (that’s Christianity 21 for those of you who are just tuning in), we’re talking with Ani Zonneveld, singer, speaker, activist and co-founder of Muslims for Progressive Values. Zonneveld is one of the 21 provocative thought-leaders coming to Denver January 9-11, 2014 to share their “big ideas” on the future [Read More...]

Ungrounding Ourselves into the Christ-Ethic

For Lacan, public law such as “No Photos” or “Do not go on the grass” implicitly attracts the subject of that law to commit the very thing it prohibits (exactly in the way that if we tell the child not to eat the freshly baked cakes, we are simultaneously pointing out the method with which [Read More...]

Muslims, Ground Zero, Fear and Fairness

“I sympathize with all those who are afraid of Muslim terrorists. I do not join them in that fear–statistically speaking, Americans are as likely to die in their bathtubs as they are to be killed by terrorists–but I am cursed by empathy, the writer’s ability to see how other people think, live, and love. If I were a New Yorker, perhaps I would also be upset by the news that Sufi Muslims want to build a spiritual center in lower Manhattan, not far from the site of the World Trade Center attacks. Maybe. But I doubt it.” Guest blogger and Episcopal lay preacher Greg Garrett files a passionate response to the continuing debate over the proposed “Ground Zero Mosque.” [Read more...]


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