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The Diverse Face of Terrorism: Thoughts on the Planned Parenthood Shooting

The terrorist was white. And American. And most likely, Christian. Not a faceless boogeyman in a turban. Not a young black man with droopy pants. This guy was your neighbor. You pass him on the street as you walk your kids to school. You wave on the way to the mailbox. You might even sit by him at church. Lest we forget–lest we ever forget for a minute that terrorists can be white. American. Christians.

The Bite in the Apple

In the Borderlands: Reflection on Advent

In our borderlands this Advent, let us be on the lookout for intense, small lights and for wildly different people, whose voices shout out our common humanity, our ability to transcend corruption with kindness, and to free ourselves from oppression by hope and the gracious presence of angels.

Rhetoric Race and Religion

#400Days Later: The Killing of #LaQuanMcDonald

To paraphrase Victor Hugo, it’s not enough to criticize individuals who commit crimes in the dark, you have to go after those who created the darkness. And across America and in Chicago it is dark due to white supremacy, callous neglect, and a system of capitalism that eats its most vulnerable citizens.

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A Gay Presbyterian On a Jesuit Retreat

Why on earth would an out-and-proud gay man like me go to the Jesuits with his midlife crisis?

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Progressive Christian Video Gallery

Frank Schaeffer and Brian McLaren: Conversations about Change

John and Catherine Shore: NALT Christians

Brian McLaren on Christian Identity in a Multi-Faith World

Video Courtesy: Jericho Books

Marcus Borg, Brian McLaren, Diana Butler Bass and Others on Progressive Christianity

Video Courtesy: Living the Questions

Beyond the Either/Or God with the Rev. Yvette Flunder

Stanley Hauerwas on Prayer

Video Courtesy: Living the Questions