Angels and Demons

  Spend even a few minutes listening to an evangelical/fundamentalist sermon and it’s almost inevitable that you’ll hear about angels and/or demons. It is a topic our more conservative brothers …

Was Jesus Real?

There’s a new book out, titled Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. Amazon describes it as “a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the …

Good News Indeed

When people hear the name Leo Tolstoy, they almost always think of his novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina. But, Tolstoy wasn’t just a novelist; he was a theologian, too. His interpretation …

What I’ve Learned Since the Election

A lot has been said about the last election. It was, no doubt, historic. The first African-American ever elected President of the United States won re-election by a rather decisive …