Here is a good video to watch. Father James Martin talks about what the Bible says about refugees and migrants....https://youtu.be/2BawKt1tAcI
And so it goes, on and on it goes.....https://goo.gl/kQKiM4
An optimistic and hopefully accurate viewpoint concerning the election of Donald Trump https://goo.gl/660FpK
Reflections of a Zen teacher on the recent election https://goo.gl/aQXu1n
"Why do you see the speck in your neighbour’s eye, but do not notice the log in your own eye? " https://goo.gl/AosWlq Something we should all be mindful of when we find ourselves expounding on the wickedness of the various political candidates....
This looks to be a site worth perusing The Underground Thomist
“Family values” is more than a political slogan. It’s a core feature in the identity of conservative evangelicals born from a response to the 1960s counterculture. Art Remillard talks with Seth Dowland about his new book, Family Values and the Rise of the Christian Right. Dowland is assistant professor of religion at Pacific Lutheran University … Continue reading First Impressions #72: Seth Dowland on Family Values and the Rise of the Christian Right
What I find appalling and inexplicable is that someone as ignorant, obnoxious and unqualified as Trump was ever even considered as a presidential candidate. I think we may have a fundamental flaw in our system that this would ever happen....
How much does Trump really know about his "favorite book," the Bible? And how do conservative Christians feel about his praise of Planned Parenthood, or his three marriages? Our guest answers these questions and introduces us to a new voting base: Trumpvangelicals......http://goo.gl/Czcblq Evangelicals who support or endorse Donald Trump are either stupid or hyper hypocritical … Continue reading How much does Trump really know about hi …
Here's an article detailing Donald Trump and the rise of American authoritarianism. Interesting and more than a little bit scary.....http://goo.gl/47lP7w
Here is some interesting commentary on our tendency to put our founding fathers on a pedestal and look back to a supposedly perfect past..... http://goo.gl/vnjeLj
America is not and cannit be a Christian Nation http://goo.gl/iiWQxi
Salvo: Society, Sex, & Science is a magazine published by the Christian group The Fellowship of St. James. They have some good articles in there but they trend way too far to the right for my taste. Their Fake Ads are hilarious though. Check them out !
Interesting site for Muslims to counter islamic extremists......http://goo.gl/K21soj
Not all conservatives are willfully ignorant fools; check out this website for some excellent and thoughtful articles....
That Ben Carson can be an effective physician while being willfully ignorant in regards to evolution is mid boggling ! In the realm of physics, the opposite of matter is not nothingness, but antimatter. In the realm of practical epistemology, the opposite of knowledge is not ignorance but anti-knowledge. http://goo.gl/RU1Hnk
This article decrying ant-intellectualism in the US scares the hell out me......https://goo.gl/51bCVf
How the South skews America....https://goo.gl/3Y8P This article makes a good case that the United States would be better off without the South. I suspect we probably should have kept up the occupation after the Civil War much longer than we did...
Well said ! I think we all can learn from this. An Open Letter to the Muslim World by a French Muslim Philosopher.....http://goo.gl/xRWJkd
American Greatness 2.0 is a thoughtful rant about the sorry state we find ourselves in...http://goo.gl/GXhBMu