“AMERICAN JESUS” — The Wounded Subculture of American Religion

There is something extraordinarily dangerous and ugly at the heart of American life: literalistic religion. There is something extraordinarily beautiful and enlightening at the heart of American life: literalistic religion. Now there is a movie that explores this paradox: what's uniquely best about America -- religious freedom -- is also our continuous downfall.I'm an author and commentator not a journalist. So it's not often I get the pleasure of stumbling on what's called a "scoop." This … [Read more...]

NEWSFLASH! The POPE is SANE!

 Pope Francis said in an interview published Thursday that the Roman Catholic Church must no longer focus on abortion, contraception and gay marriage. Trouble is the American Roman Catholic Church is being manipulated by some very extreme people. They will not be happy!Robert George, (the Princeton professor behind the extreme recent rightward tilt of the American Roman Catholic bishops and, according to the New York Times one time mentor to Glenn Beck) Antonin Scalia, and the … [Read more...]

Jim Wallis, Sojourners & My New Book (The Mark Sandlin SOJO “BILLY!” Review)

Sojourners likes And God Said, "Billy!" I love and respect Jim Wallis. Seeing a rave review of my new book on his personal Sojo blog page  made my day! Here's what Mark Sandlin (who I also love and respect) writing on Wallis's God’s Politics Blog page said:(Reprinted here with permission from of the author)God's Politics BlogThe Book Every Christian Needs to Read This Fall by Mark Sandlin 09-19-2013 | 4:22pmShare on email Share on twitter Share on fa … [Read more...]

Left and Right Screw Up Accountability

Right and left have denied accountability through a trick of the mind that lets us all off the hook. So who will take responsibility? Please watch this (blessedly short) clip from Darkwood Brew where I (think) I (maybe) said something (almost) worth hearing. PS see you at the Wild Goose Festival a few weeks from now! Please join us.  … [Read more...]

“The Last Shall Be First” Be Un-American For Jesus

  The book of Amos rebukes all "Masters of the Universe" be they male or female... Watch the clip. You can see more of Frank Schaeffer talking with Eric Elnes HERE … [Read more...]


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