Tag Archives: Evangelicals

A face from the past in the present

“When I grew up in the South, I was taught that segregation was the will of God, and the Bible was quoted to prove it. I was taught that women were by nature inferior to men, and the Bible was … Continue reading

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He’s kind of nuts

“Nobody pretends that he would be an ideal Sunday-school teacher, to be fair. I don’t think he is a person who is deeply acquainted with the Bible and he’s not known to set attendance records at church. But he’s very … Continue reading

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Changing colors

“Trump doesn’t give a damn about the Bible or Jesus. He’s pimping the gospel, just as he pimped racially insecure “working class” white men and women into voting for him in exchange for an America that doesn’t threaten their whiteness.” … Continue reading

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The end is near, let me sale you a bucket of grub?

“That’s great, it starts with an earthquake, Birds and snakes, and aeroplanes, And Lenny Bruce is not afraid, It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine” – R.E.M I grew-up in Charlotte, NC and watched the evolution … Continue reading

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When will he grow-up?

“We have concluded that President Trump’s statements during and after the tragic events in Charlottesville are so lacking in moral leadership and empathy for the victims of racial and religious hatred that we cannot organize such a call this year.” … Continue reading

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The Evangelicals deal with the devil

The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become a loaf of bread.” Jesus answered him, “It is written, One does not live by bread alone.” And the devil said to him, “To you … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to H. H. the Dalai Lama

“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.” – H. H. the Dalai Lama Fifteen years ago I read The Art … Continue reading

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