Don’t know much about history

Today’s sermon at National Cathedral was delivered by Reverend William J. Barber II, a minister and political activist (Co-Chair, Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call For Moral Revival and President and Senior Lecturer, Repairers of the Breach). He obviously…  [more]

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Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?

  “A few things spring to mind. Trump lacks certain qualities which the British traditionally esteem. For instance, he has no class, no charm, no coolness, no credibility, no compassion, no wit, no warmth, no wisdom, no subtlety, no sensitivity,…  [more]

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Communiqué #916

A Letter from Bishop Benfield

  Read the Bible, especially Micah 6:8: “What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” To see the president of…  [more]

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The Canon of QAnon

The Prophecies of Q

By Adrienne LaFrance, 2020-05-18T09:41:50-0400   If you were an adherent, no one would be able to tell. You would look like any other American. You could be a mother, picking leftovers off your toddler’s plate.  [more]

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Ladders

 

The Way, the Truth, and the Life

  ‘Do not let your hearts be troubled.’ I think we should be honest and face up to the fact that Jesus clearly hadn’t done Introduction to Pastoral Care. If he had,…  [more]

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Citizens of a failed state

We Are Living in a Failed State

By George Packer, The Atlantic special preview: June 2020 Issue   When the virus came here, it found a country with serious underlying conditions, and it exploited them ruthlessly. Chronic ills—a corrupt…  [more]

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Trump as a Trojan horse

The Moral and Strategic Calculus of Voting for Joe Biden to Defeat Trump — or Not

By Jeremy Scahill, April 20 2020, 12:28 p.m.   Donald Trump ran for president in 2016 on an often ad-libbed and reactionary campaign…  [more]

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