(RNS) The tragic core of the partisan thinking tearing apart our nation and our world takes the form of religious extremism: There is no God but my God!
Author Archives: Tom Ehrich
(RNS) It isn’t Mexican immigrants who caused sea changes in the American workplace. It wasn’t Hondurans or Guatemalans who sucked the life out of American communities. Gun-toting “patriots” shouting hatred at refugee children are spewing venom at the wrong target.
(RNS) Less sex, more Jesus. If Christians quit bickering about church, we could talk about love, joy, hope and more.
(RNS) Soccer seems eerily like the world outside. But the “players” in our partisan wars show little respect for each other or willingness to let the contest end.
(RNS) In July 1776, 56 brave men signed a Declaration of Independence and pledged everything — their “lives, fortunes and sacred honor” — to freedom and democracy. They set aside “I” and paid dearly for it.
(RNS) Churches die for many reasons, from bad leadership decisions to bad luck to poor execution of programs and ideas. One reason they die is ingratitude.
(RNS) On any issue, the teachings and actions of Jesus are more radical, more revolutionary and more disruptive than anything imagined by the right wing, or the left wing for that matter.
(RNS) In the aftermath of the Santa Barbara shooting and the disturbing misogynistic testimonial left by the shooter, many women are demanding an end to “white male entitlement” and to physical abuse.
(RNS) This pervasive agenda isn’t just about winning elections. It is about ushering in a new era of division and repression, in which American citizens fundamentally distrust and loathe each other and thus are easily manipulated.