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”

The Human Tragedy in Asia

As of the writing of this article, the death toll resulting from Japan’s natural disasters has topped 10,000 people.  My heart breaks for all those who will never see their dreams realized and never be able to sing or dance or laugh again. Yet, this number is just a fraction of lives lost in AsiaContinue reading “The Human Tragedy in Asia”