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Psalm 109:8 -- A Prayer to Destroy Obama?

by Diana Butler Bass 11-17-2009
During the last few days, Psalm 109:8, a Bible verse in the form of a "prayer for Obama," has topped the Google trends chart: "May his days be few; may another take his office." Evidently, a bump

Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition

by Diana Butler Bass 10-02-2009
This week, a friend sent me a link to a video from Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas titled "Taking the Hill." I thought it

Thou Shalt Not Abuse the Ten Commandments

by Diana Butler Bass 09-29-2009

ABC's Nightline has been running a series on the Ten Commandments in which they explore the issues and dimensions of each commandment in contemporary society.

Hope is a Verb

by Diana Butler Bass 09-09-2009
I was too young to remember President John F. Kennedy. My mother worked on his campaign and hauled her baby (me) along with her to pass out literature.

Defining 'Progressive'

by Diana Butler Bass 04-21-2009
"Progressive" has become the adjective of choice to describe faith communities with commitments to justice, serving the poor, and environmentalism.

A Christian Argument for Progressive Taxation

by Diana Butler Bass 04-17-2009
Wednesday morning, at 9 a.m. sharp, I took my tax payment to the local post office. When I handed it to the clerk, she said, "I hate tax day." I replied, "Not me.

Pastor-in-Chief

by Diana Butler Bass 02-10-2009
In this week's town hall meetings, President Obama demonstrated an important aspect of his office: Pastor-in-Chief.

Postpartisan, not Bipartisan

by Diana Butler Bass 02-10-2009
I'm surprised that the media and politicians don't understand the difference between postpartisan and bipartisan.

Today's Guest Host at USA Today Faith and Reason Forum

by Diana Butler Bass 02-02-2009

My Advent Calendar: December 24

by Diana Butler Bass 12-24-2008

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