Jesus and Caesar: God’s Love in the Context of Roman Imperialism

Some time ago the writings of theologian David Ray Griffin crossed my desk. Griffin sets Jesus’ ministry squarely in opposition to Roman imperialism in the first century. He quotes Richard Horsely as saying, “Trying to understand Jesus without knowing how Roman imperialism” worked is like “trying to understand Martin Luther King without knowing how slavery,Continue reading “Jesus and Caesar: God’s Love in the Context of Roman Imperialism”

What is shaping and forming you today?

By Joe LaGuardia Today, I put together a Bible study on Spiritual Reading.  This is not the first time I’ve done this; its been dozens of times.  Yet, when I come across the books I use to cobble together a lesson, I am always profoundly impacted by what I forget–especially regarding the power of spiritualContinue reading “What is shaping and forming you today?”