The Myops and Reality

Once there were some people who were quite myopic. Still, they got around just fine by getting up very close to things and kind of feeling around. One day the group of them saw a vast, ill defined shadow against the vague blue sky. As they approached it each saw something different. One saw, and [Read More...]

Islam, Excuses, and the Sacred

Only human life is sacred, and the whole of religion and every individual religion in all its parts forfeits its claim to sanctity when it justifies violence against even a single individual child of the Divine. [Read more...]

The Lord’s Vineyard

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:I keep my promises” [Read more...]

Respecting Religion

. . . ultimately the Spirit in its freedom will choose to breath through our words or not, giving us us cause for thanks either for her validation or correction, but never for self-congratulations or self-pity. [Read more...]

What Do We Let Into Church?

Ultimately the refusal of congregations to allow yoga as a form of exercise and the presence of Muslims for either prayer or even self-representation is a sign of our fear of actually engaging the world Jesus died to save. It is a fear of truly being faithful to Christ. [Read more...]

Do Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?

Christians of course need to ask whether, from a distinctly Christian theological viewpoint, we worship the same God as Muslims. [Read more...]

II Peter 1:16 – 21 – A Sermon

II Peter 1:16 – 21 Robert Hunt I. Introduction You’ve probably heard the old saying that “it’s hard when you’re up to your armpits in alligators to remember you came here to drain the swamp.” It might well have applied to the congregations that received this letter. There are plenty of clues that the Christians to whom the [Read More...]

Religion and Rationality in the Muslim World

There is a particular hubris in believing that we of the West are the only people capable of taming our passions and pursuing rational self-interest . . . [Read more...]

No Freedom without Religious Freedom in Egypt

Religious freedom is the basis of freedom and democracy, not a byproduct. [Read more...]

Egypt’s Muslims Attend Coptic Services

Muslims turned up in droves for the Coptic Christmas mass Thursday night, offering their bodies, and lives, as “shields” to Egypt’s threatened Christian community. [Read more...]


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