A number of years ago, in the midst of deep struggle, I found myself having to reimagine the holidays. The standard Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year’s movement was filled with painful memories and consequently a sense of trauma. The American Christian Christmas had become unrecognizable from the Christ’s Mass the word once meant, and the focus upon the … More A Shoutout to My Pagan Friends on this Dark Solstice
Last night was our Pub Theology discussion. Before the meeting happened, I proposed the following topic: “Argue and have a pint. Looking for people who can tell us the benefits of the capitalistic binge party that Christmas has become. Or, you can argue against that, or you can say that I have defined some false … More The Benefits of Consumerist Christmas
Joshua Feuerstein gets 12 million views on his gun toting, let’s have the baristas at Starbucks write Merry Christmas on our cups video. The news picks up the story and subtly perpetuates the myth that Conservative Christianity is generally up in arms about the loss of Christ on Starbucks Christmas cups, and a few noisy … More Starbucks and Christmas: and the winner is…!