October 22, 2018

For Steve King himself, these two things are not separate and they cannot be separated. For King, anti-abortionism is a necessary complement to white nationalist racism Read more

October 21, 2018

“Diverse weights and diverse measures are both alike an abomination to the Lord.” Read more

October 20, 2018

Scott Warren has a far-stronger religious liberty claim than any of the various successful such claims upheld by the courts in recent years. But that won’t matter, because it’s not the partisan Republican religion recognized by partisan Republican judges. Read more

October 19, 2018

None of this should be here — not the church secretary, not the reassuring sense of established routine, not the large congregation behaving exactly like any typical pre-Rapture, pre-cataclysm large congregation. The mundane normalcy of it all is itself surreal. Read more

October 18, 2018

Pat Robertson isn’t talking about this “$100 billion worth of arms sales” as a starkly ugly fact, as a critique of American blood-money and our shared complicity in this evil. He’s celebrating it as a Good Thing — one that justifies torture and murder. Read more

October 17, 2018

Tara Isabella Burton, Heather Anne Thompson, Beth Allison Barr, Rachel Denhollander, Jia Tolentino, and Talia Lavin say smart things. There’s a theme here. Read more

October 16, 2018

“A gospel that does not disturb, a word of God that does not rankle, a word of God that does not touch the concrete sin of the society in which it is being proclaimed — what kind of gospel is that?” Read more

October 15, 2018

“Come now, you rich people, weep and wail for the miseries that are coming to you. Your riches have rotted, and your clothes are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have rusted, and their rust will be evidence against you, and it will eat your flesh like fire.” Read more

October 15, 2018

C.S. Lewis, at his grumpy best, offers some of the best advice you’ll ever hear about “one of the great permanent mainsprings of human action.” Plus: Bible wax museums, yet another “declaration,” and “Straight Talk” radio. Read more

October 14, 2018

“When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap to the very edges of your field, or gather the gleanings of your harvest; you shall leave them for the poor and for the alien.” Read more

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