Ideas - By Date

Why America Is Not a Christian Nation (and Pray God Never Will Be)

January 25, 2006

This address was originally given at Pacific School of Religion's 2006 Earl Lectures and was also utilized by Progress

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Love Your (Terrorist) Enemies?

January 24, 2006

This article originally submitted to Pacific School of Religion as part of Progressive Christian Witness, a 2006 initiative of PSR designed to bring voices of progressive Christianity to churches

Jesus asked us to do some very difficult things. It is not easy to forgive seventy times seven (Matt. 18:22), turn the other cheek (Matt. 5:39 and Luke 6:29), or love your enemies (Matt.

The Created World: A Biblical Vision

January 24, 2006

This article originally submitted to Pacific School of Religion as part of Progressive Christian Witness, a 2006 initiative of PSR designed to bring voices of progressive Christianity to churches

Debates about climate change and other ecological crises permeate what we read and watch today, from best-selling books and motion pictures to political debates and international summits.

Biblical Values for American Families

January 24, 2006

This article was originally submitted to Pacific

Modern families and biblical families share the word “family” in common, but not much more.

Understanding Biblical Authority

January 24, 2006

This article was originally submitted to Pacific School of Religion as part of Progressive Christian Witness, a 2006 initiative of PSR designed to bring voices of progressive Christianity to churc

The Bible is authoritative for Christians. It is central to our corporate worship and our private devotion. It is foundational for our thinking about what is true, and what is right and wrong.

Our Faith and the Common Good

January 24, 2006

This article was originally submitted to Pacific School of Religion as part of Progressive Christian Witness, a 2006 initiative of PSR designed to bring voices of progressive Christianity to churc

Sometimes we have to learn the lessons of life the hard way.