|... a Christian alternative to the religious right||edited by Tod O. L. Mundo|
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Is America over? It's a kind of paranoia, but it's the paranoia of the superrich and the superpowerful. If you don't have everything, it's a disaster.
1. global justice over nationalism
2. respect for people of other faiths and backgrounds
3. support for the U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights
4. religious liberty
5. recognition of structural sin
6. preferential option for the poor
7. rejection of capital punishment
8. compatibility of theology and science more
Current and Recent Essays and other Features
14 March 2013, Habemus Papam: Thoughts on the New Pope
2 March 2013, Who Mourns for the "Others"? - update for 2013
19 November 2011, BREAKING NEWS: James O'Keefe a Secret Mole of the Left!
19 May 2011, Court Watch: Supreme Court Guts Fourth Amendment
28 March 2010, Which Jesus Do You Want? A sermon for Holy Week
19 January 2010, Guns for Jesus
15 August 2009, Water in the Desert - *** 3 September 2010 update ***
28 April 2009, Supreme Court Term Limits: A Proposal
28 April 2009, Sixty in the Senate
24 April 2009, Torture Is a Crime that Must Be Prosecuted
16 April 2009, PT Interview with George Will
4 January 2009, Murder, Plain and Simple
5 November 2008, What Does Barack Obama's Victory Mean?
Poetics of Peace (Lon A. Rycraft)
The Saturday Night Theologian
Exegesis of Word and World, based on readings from the Revised Common Lectionary
The Saturday Night Theologian is on hiatus until October.
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Tod O. L. Mundo is the nom de plume of James R. Adair, Director of the Religion and Technology Center.