Category: Politics

There is just so much of popular politics, especially within the Christian Right, that is informed by theology. Sometimes bad theology. I find most Christians don’t think theology really matters, but it seems to me that with regard to politics, especially our nation’s foreign policy, theology matters a lot and has critical importance to what people support politically. Our theology has life and death implications for millions of people around the world and I think that is something that does matter, wouldn’t you agree?

Peace With Islam: Chapter 2

From my upcoming book Peace With Islam: CHAPTER 1 – America Meets Radical Islam, Our New National Enemy CHAPTER 2 – 9/11 Gives Shape to our National Narrative After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor someone congratulated Admiral Yamamoto on…

Peace With Islam: Chapter 1

From my upcoming book Peace With Islam: CHAPTER 1 – America Meets Radical Islam, Our New National Enemy My first encounter with Islam was America’s introduction to Islam during the 444 day hostage crisis that began in 1979 when Jimmy…