Here are Donald Trump’s favorite Bible Quotes, he often uses them… Right?

Here are just a few of Donald Trump's favorite Bible Quotes, he often uses them. I'm sure that is why so many evangelicals are voting for him.   Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Ephesians 4:2  * Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves. Philippians 2:3  * Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conce … [Read more...]

Jihadism is not nihilism

"You can say the Islam of ISIS is a perversion of the teachings of Muhammad, just as you can say the Inquisition and the Crusades were a perversion of the teachings of Jesus, or that the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin was a perversion of the teachings of the Torah." So writes Marty Kaplan (the Norman Lear professor of entertainment, media and society at the USC Annenberg School for Communication) and  to my mind one of the greatest public intelectuals of our day. He continues "You can say the I … [Read more...]

“Dear Frank, Thanks to you, as a Jew I can say that I am a follower of Jesus”

Who knew I'd write a book that would help a Jew connect more deeply with his Jewish spirituality? "I heard my rabbi better this year as I fasted and sat all day in the synagogue on Yom Kippur in Riverside, CA., and was more focused. Yes, I really think that reading your books and connecting with you helped that much."Hi , Frank, when I first wrote to you after reading one of your posts on Huff Post, I was depressed. You were so kind to write back.  It really made a difference to me. A few … [Read more...]

A Road-map for Spiritual Ethics

Ethics can evolve along with every area of human discovery, for instance, beyond ugly biblical myths born of justifying tribal hatred and ethnic -- God-made-us-do-it -- cleansing after the fact. Individual parishes, let alone individuals, may practice a compassionate and enlightened faith no matter how they differ with the “official moral doctrines” of their churches, mosques or temples left over from horrific times.I’ve seen this ethical evolution in action. In fact my new book -- And God S … [Read more...]


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