From Executive Director David Dykes:
Coming in 2016: The Challenge of Paul
Most of what we’ve been taught about the Apostle Paul is wrong. In the same way radical Jesus was tamed into a transfigured being floating in the clouds, radical Paul has been historically defamed as a woman hater, a puritan, a homophobic, and sympathetic to slavery.
Someone asked Dom Crossan once after a lecture, “So, are you saying that if I want to know about Jesus, I have to know about history?” The...
The Blood of Poverty Stains All Our Hands
“As I’ve indicated, the police-community dysfunctional relationship is a symptom of the fact that we’ve segregated disadvantaged families in communities where there’s little hope and little opportunity.” Andrew Aghapour, Associate editor of Religion Dispatches, interviews Richard Rothstein, research associate at the Economic Policy Institute in this illuminating article. CLICK HERE to read the article in full.
Why Go To Church If You Don’t Believe Anymore?
Religion Dispatches continues to be one of the nation’s most outstanding resources for articles and conversations about religion. Recently Angela Bonavoglia posted an article that is both thought provoking and heart warming. As a “lapsed and lost” catholic she is where so many find themselves today who were once active and present in a faith community. I believe most of us are still drawn to the mystery of faith unburdened by...