Tagged: jesus and politics

Billboard Fraud

by Troy Jackson The word "fraud" is now on billboards around Ohio: "Voter fraud is a felony: 3.5 years & $10,000 fine." Voter fraud sure sounds horrible, and based on these billboards in Ohio,...

Civil Discourse

by Aaron Foltz, Sider Scholar When I imagine what running a political campaign looks like, the phrase "herding cats" comes to mind often. With so many different demographics to reach, the candidates attempt to address each...

Pope Prays in Arabic

File this in the good-step-forward-it's-about-time category. AFP is reporting that earlier today, the Pope pronounced his weekly St. Peter's Square prayer in Arabic. This reminds me of a story I heard Palestinian peacemaker Sami...

Amazing Grace for Those in Chains

by Olivia Butz, Sider Scholar In the 2006 film Amazing Grace documenting the life of 18th-century British politician and abolitionist William Wilberforce, the protagonist anguishes over the slow journey toward abolishing the slave trade within...