Tag Archives: Christianism
Andrew Sullivan has it right. With a few extra words from Paul Tillich, and applied to the Christian dominionist nationalism practiced & preached by the radical right. Continue reading
Can the Doctor save us from the Rapture Van? Can Buffy avert the post-Rapture Apocalypse? Is there really a Hellmouth at Baxter & Northern Lights, and a TARDIS at my apartment complex?
Given the evidence — his recent political appointees, his affiliations to Christian dominionist organizations — I think we’d be fairly safe to say that Parnell is a Christianist & dominionist, much like Sarah Palin — except not quite so noisy about it. Which actually makes him more effective at it.
Hokusai & the Japanese earthquake and tsunami — Job & the Voice from the Whirlwind — what’s all that got do do with good & evil & the justice of god? All that, & a tattoo.
I have a B.A. in Religion. That was one result of looking for “the answer.” I eventually found my answer. And sometimes, as now, I have to talk with people very dear to me, whose answer is different.
Anthony Rollins: the ex-APD officer now on trial accused of sexually assaulting multiple women while on-duty. A friend asked me why I had such strong interest in Rollins’ trial. Here’s my answer.
The news that greeted me this morning: the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 activist decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which further extended the legal fiction that corporations are “persons” by granting their extremely deep special interest pockets pretty … Continue reading
Today’s tweets were dominated by news of yesterday’s magnitude 7 earthquake in Haiti, the idiotic statement about the earthquake by Christianist Pat Robertson, & the Prop 8 trial in California.
How can we help the people of Haiti in the aftermath of yesterday’s devastating earthquake? By sending them assistance — not by blaming them, as Christianist lackwit Pat Robertson so predictably does.