Tag Archives: Peace

Why I am Glad to Have Encountered the Spirit and Words of Jesus

Over the past 7 years or so I have taken a slow, and sometimes painful journey out of the strange realm of Evangelical Christianity.  At the age of 15 I encountered Jesus Christ and began to consider myself his disciple.  Over … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr.: The Evolution of a Social Vision

Today America celebrates “Martin Luther King Jr.” day.  In my opinion his social vision is one not only one to be celebrated, but to be experimented with and practiced.  Indeed, I do believe Martin Luther King Jr. should be honored.  … Continue reading

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The Anarchy of Christianity

In the minds of most Christianity appears as a docile institution wedded to, in America at least, right-wing morality, patriotism, and capitalism.  For the traditional right-wing evangelical this is a thing to be proud of.  For those on the left-wing … Continue reading

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The Ron Paul Revolution or the Ron Paul Reaction? A Marxist Critique of Right Libertarianism

In the Communist Manifesto Karl Marx asserts, “Of all the classes that stand face to face with the bourgeoisie today, the proletariat alone is a really revolutionary class.  The other classes decay and finally disappear in the face of Modern … Continue reading

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The Foundations of Babylon

  The Foundations of a Babylonish Society   Q. What do we mean by babylonish society? A. A dysfunctional society. A society that has forsaken God’s (or, nature’s) original design and order for humankind and replaced it with a broken, … Continue reading

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Power is the root of violence.

“If my kingdom were of “from, composed of the same character as the kingdom’s of” this world then my disciples would fight.”  – Jesus of Nazareth Today, mostly through a blog by my friend Joshua Lawson, I was reminded of … Continue reading

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My Journey Into the Peace Movement

I am an advocate for peace!  I do not believe that violence or war will ever be a sufficient or lasting answer to the ills and conflicts of the world.  I stand for peace with those of various faiths, with agnostics, and … Continue reading

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