Ethics

Cesar Baldelomar 08-17-2010
The earliest representations of Jesus show him eating and healing. In both instances, those who shared the scenes with Jesus included misfits, outcasts, the infirm, and the impoverished.
Just peace theory holds that peace can only come when the basic needs of people are met. This need includes health care.
Once again, Glenn Beck has waded into theological waters beyond his depth.
Brian McLaren 07-12-2010
Here are some of my favorite women writers of spirituality and theology in no particular order with short comments on why I recommend them.
Jim Wallis 06-17-2010
This week, in President Barack Obama's Oval Office speech on the oil spill, he used the term "mission." That's the right word.

The issue of illegal immigration in the United States requires an anti-logic of radical love. (The anti-logic I propose is not fallacious logic. The distinction is a topic for another essay.) Christianity is a counter-intuitive religion.

John E. Hill 05-01-2010

Jim Wallis (“A Bad Morality Play,” February 2010) beautifully exposed the false dichotomy between greedy, casino capitalism and communism.

Jim Wallis 04-29-2010
We are all familiar with the famous pop culture image of a street evangelist holding up a sign reading, "Repent, for the end is near!" But repentance is actually a fundamental religious theme, and
They were described using the first word on George Carlin's list of the seven words you cannot say on television.
I do not usually watch Glenn Beck's program. So many books, so little time. However, on April 6, while working on another project, my intuitive mind told me to watch Glenn Beck. So, I did.

When I was a little girl, Easter morning in my house smelled of vinegar and cloves. We were up early, before sunrise to see the sun shout. My father would attend an Easter sunrise service with his Masonic lodge, my mother would bake the Easter ham, and I would dye the Easter eggs.

President Obama has postponed his trip to Guam, Indonesia, and Australia to work for the passage of health-care reform.

Good will is a primary element of moral conduct. This is an important idea in the thought of philosopher Immanuel Kant. A good will is good in itself because it does not depend upon whether or not the person will benefit from a particular action or not.

Margaret Benefiel 02-04-2010

In past years, the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, focused primarily on business and politics as usual. Any talk of the World Economic Forum's soul would have fizzled quickly.

Life and the body require exertion. There was a time -- and this is still the case in some places on earth -- when eating required physical effort.
Becky Garrison 01-22-2010

In Jacob Needleman's newest book What Is God?, he examines some new ways of approaching one of the critical questions asked by humanity.

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