As per usual, on Friday, we had all sorts of Buy Nothing Day festivities (check out the video here). But that's not what I want to talk about. I read recent posts on consumerism and Buy Nothing Day by Eugene Cho and Rachel Anderson here on God's Politics, and I admire the optimism and nuanced critiques. But this past weekend folks around the world stared in embarrassment, pity, and horror as people killed each other for bargains –- literally.
The political ads are finally off the air. (We can all give thanks for that!) But now there is a new wave of advertisements hitting all of us. Each one will give us a different reason to consume.
Christmas is a month away and Christmas music is already playing, guaranteeing that by the time the season actually arrives, we will be so heartily sick of it that we take no notice -- and in the p
In 1994, Jamie and Gladys Scott were convicted in a Mississippi state court.
I was concerned last week when I received a phone call from a person who informed me that there was no way I could both be a Christian and work for Sojourners.
We joined the flood club this weekend. I've heard rumors about this group of people before.
Bill and I were vacationing in Michigan when we received the call from the White House asking if Bill would in
"Spill" sounds so innocuous, doesn't it?
After a hard winter in the Eastern United States, spring offers a resurrection. Particularly here in the Appalachian Bible Belt, we're looking toward Easter.