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”
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Do Pastors Need Monologues?
By Joe LaGuardia This past week, I’ve been addicted to a new channel on XM Radio devoted to old Tonight show episodes with Johnny Carson. I get a kick out of his monologues. What is most intriguing is the humor and relevance that make monologues so timeless. The talkshow host infuses current events with satireContinue reading “Do Pastors Need Monologues?”