Political Jesus
Religion

Political Jesus

Let’s hit the road in the search for the real Jesus. Galilee, Year 27: baptized by an itinerant preacher, John the Baptist. That’s when the story really begins. We know virtually nothing of his life till then. Galilee is ruled by shabby client kings of the Roman empire – first Herod, then his son Herod…

America Has Traded God for Empire, Narcissism, Militarism, Usury, Sodomy
Opinion

America Has Traded God for Empire, Narcissism, Militarism, Usury, Sodomy

It goes without saying that Father Joseph Gleason of Russian Faith is making his mark in the world for the Kingdom of God in Jesus Christ. His theological journey has finally taken him into the priesthood of the Russian Orthodox Church. Geographically, the journey he and his family have embarked upon has taken them from…

The French Schoolteacher Terrorist Attack Raises Questions About Self-Censorship
Opinion

The French Schoolteacher Terrorist Attack Raises Questions About Self-Censorship

The terrorist attack that was committed by a religious extremist against a French schoolteacher who showed his students cartoons mocking the Prophet Muhammad as part of a free speech lesson raises questions about the issue of self-censorship in Western societies, with the two points of contention being whether the victim shouldn’t have done what he…

COVID-19: How 3 Prior Pandemics Triggered Massive Societal Shifts
History

COVID-19: How 3 Prior Pandemics Triggered Massive Societal Shifts

Before March of this year, few probably thought disease could be a significant driver of human history. Not so anymore. People are beginning to understand that the little changes Covid-19 has already ushered in or accelerated – telemedicine, remote work, social distancing, the death of the handshake, online shopping, the virtual disappearance of cash and…