Happy Birthday Jesus! – Larycia Hawkins & Mark Driscoll

Happy Birthday Jesus! This year, we are giving you a pile of coal. Yes, it’s your 2,015th Birthday (or 2,016th or 2009th or whatever some scholar is going to tell us), but this year the best we could scrape up for a gift is some low grade extra smoky coal. Not even a good hard chunk … More Happy Birthday Jesus! – Larycia Hawkins & Mark Driscoll

Caitlyn Jenner Caught in the Middle: trans, conservative, priviledged

When is enough enough? When is someone enough like their own minority group to be accepted as part of that group? Clarence Thomas and Condoleezza Rice have been called sell outs, or Uncle Toms, because a person can’t be Republican and Black in some circles…apparently. Now Caitlyn Jenner is met with protests everywhere, because she … More Caitlyn Jenner Caught in the Middle: trans, conservative, priviledged

Pro-Feminist and Pro-Life? (a guest post by James Shewey)

Much of my upcoming book Burning Religion: navigating the impossible space between religion and secular society is taken up with the spaces in between our polarized social theological, philosophical and political debates. It is concerned with what I view as a necessary discussion about the most difficult topics of our day. Enter today’s guest post from … More Pro-Feminist and Pro-Life? (a guest post by James Shewey)