Paul Ryan’s discipleship of this atheist’s teachings shaped his belief in a form of distorted individualism that is more Russian novel than basic American goodness; more Ivan the Terrible than the Good Shepherd. [Read more...]
Tim Beach-Verhey has already done an excellent job of covering the manufactured controversy around the President’s remarks about how we built this country by working together, and of exploring the theological underpinnings of the two competing views of America that are being put forward . . . As for the irony of the Republican’s choice for their convention site, I’ll let that speak for itself. [Read more...]
Faithful Democrats believes that Democrats are stronger when we speak from our values and Christianity is stronger when we embrace the full Gospel. Our goal is less to provide a response to the Religious Right than to express a Christian whole with humility, authenticity, and a belief that Jesus’ teachings are still relevant to our world and politics.