Monthly Archives: April 2013

Jesus of the NBA

Basketball center Jason Collins just came out for the teachings of Jesus. “My parents instilled Christian values in me. They taught Sunday school, and I enjoyed lending a hand. I take the teachings of Jesus seriously, particularly the ones that … Continue reading

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Our so-called economic “recovery” is a slow moving robbery

When someone robs you in a hold up, it’s quick and you can see it easily.  But when someone takes a couple of years to pick your pocket, it’s harder to see. But we have to see it, feel it … Continue reading

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“A little child shall lead them”: Eight-year old victim teaches peace

The biblical prophet Isaiah had a vision of peace: “The wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them.” … Continue reading

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“No place to lay his head”: Jesus the Homeless statue rejected

This statue called Jesus the Homeless was rejected by two prominent churches before finding a home outside Regis College, a Jesuit school of theology with an emphasis on social justice, at the University of Toronto. The rejection by churches of “Jesus the … Continue reading

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Jesus was not an NRA member

While Jesus was clearly not a member of the National Rifle Association, many Americans might be under the impression that Moses was. Charlton Heston and his famous defense of gun ownership have done a lot to cement the idea in … Continue reading

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