Archive: May 6, 2007 - May 12, 2007
Jesus was not a secular social revolutionary. He was God's revolutionary.
By Marcus Borg | May 11, 2007; 10:33 AM ET | Comments (44)
Jesus—at least for myself as a Christian—exemplified the justice of God over against the injustice of imperial power.
By John Dominic Crossan | May 11, 2007; 9:33 AM ET | Comments (43)
His was a revolution not of principalities, but of the human heart.
By Charles "Chuck" Colson | May 11, 2007; 8:09 AM ET | Comments (53)
Jesus was supra-political, beyond our limited conception, and he was also concerned with our internal, personal transformation.
By Jim Cooper | May 11, 2007; 7:36 AM ET | Comments (277)
In advancing this revolutionary objective, therefore, Jesus began with a call to personal conversion.
By William J. Byron | May 10, 2007; 9:18 AM ET | Comments (296)
What the gospel portraits of Jesus show is that he "non-violently" was an upsetter for the sake of justice and love.
By Martin Marty | May 10, 2007; 8:40 AM ET | Comments (31)
Jesus wants us to think critically about accepted political and economic policies, as well as about widespread social practices.
By Richard Mouw | May 10, 2007; 7:06 AM ET | Comments (60)
The Jesus revolution was powered by love not by force.
By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. | May 10, 2007; 6:36 AM ET | Comments (44)
Just watch what people do with their money and then go to the Bible and underline all the texts about wealth and poverty.
By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | May 9, 2007; 10:21 AM ET | Comments (105)
A person who engages in political revolution, but dies unredeemed, spends eternity apart from God.
By Cal Thomas | May 9, 2007; 9:48 AM ET | Comments (129)
Jesus, it seems, is just about anyone any Christian wants him to be. Poor man.
By Susan Jacoby | May 9, 2007; 8:09 AM ET | Comments (157)
Jesus was a social revolutionary in the same way that Mozart was brilliant at counterpoint.
By Nicholas T. Wright | May 9, 2007; 7:52 AM ET | Comments (49)
The vast majority of evangelicals still consider the Mormon faith to be a heretic deviation from biblical orthodoxy.
By Samuel Rodriguez | May 8, 2007; 8:40 AM ET | Comments (148)
On the authority of Abu Hurayrah, who said that the Messenger of Allah said: Allah (mighty and sublime be He) will say on the Day of Resurrection: O son of Adam, I fell ill and you visited Me not. He...
By Pamela K. Taylor | May 7, 2007; 5:43 PM ET | Comments (66)
I cannot help but consider it a gift from God that it was a Mormon who illuminated those Muslim values for me.
By Eboo Patel | May 7, 2007; 11:40 AM ET | Comments (157)
In vast areas of America -- especially in the West -- Mormonism is certainly a part of the cultural mainstream.
By R. Albert Mohler Jr. | May 7, 2007; 8:20 AM ET | Comments (671)
There really is no mainstream; there are just larger or smaller by-waters.
By Wendy Doniger | May 7, 2007; 7:20 AM ET | Comments (99)