From Executive Director David Dykes:
Our Fetish For Secrecy: A Silent Population
David R. Dykes
The media frenzy over reports of government listening in on phones and hacking into computers and the controversy surrounding Snowden’s “wikileaking” is, to say the least, disturbing. How seriously should we be taking these reports? Fact is, national security is serious business, and we, as citizens of a democratic government and people of religious faith, should examine these issues with clear and, I believe, self-critical eyes.
Our government is a system,...
Women of Wisdom presented by The Shriver Report
In a recent article presented by The Shriver Report, the Benedictine Sister’s of Erie, PA, exemplify how remarkable courage, determination, hard work, love and compassion can transform the most hopeless of lives. These extraordinary women work tirelessly in providing meals, groceries, tutoring, daycare, spiritual guidance, and other neighborhood program offerings that have restored life to those who have been lost. You are invited to read further the report posted in The Shriver...
Joerg Rieger: Bible vs. Status Quo
Dr. Joerg Rieger, Wendland-Cook Professor of Constructive Theology at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Progressive Christians often find themselves confronted with questions about the authority of Scripture, especially those of us who live in the regions that have become known as the “Bible Belt.” Dealing with this issue can be quite tedious and frustrating, especially since it is often unclear what the alternatives are.Perhaps the most wearisome question in this...