Religious Meaning In Beyonce

The Christian press has assigned a religious interpretation to star performer Beyonce’s appearance at the 2017 Grammy Award ceremony. It is said her costume, music and dance were pagan fertility rituals. The relationship of religion to personalities is interesting. For many decades of my life the huge personality, Billy Graham, was in many respects the…
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Does Trump Signal The End Times Are Near

Some ¬†are saying Donald Trump signals the end times are about here. They use scripture to back up their claims. And, scripture does back up their claims. Trump, the election and the circumstances surrounding fits exactly passages in the Bible. But, wait. There are Christians who doubt this. They site scripture which says the Trump…
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Must The Supreme Court Deal With Transgender Restrooms

The conservative Christian press has a ridiculous preoccupation just now. It is that their Supreme Court nominee will not be on Court in time to rule against trans sexual people using the gender rest rooms of their choice. When we were grad students, my wife and I drove to Guatemala. Our guidebook through Mexico was…
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Do Antiabortionists Value Human Beings? Not Much

The old saying, “Follow the money” applies to so many things. Included are the antiabortionists. They are concerned about fetuses up until birth–from then on contributions of money drop. Few bloggers and/or print journalists talk about preventing the thousands of preventable deaths out there. I was pleased to see that today the New York Times…
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The Christian Right And Economics

Historically, the Christian right, when it dabbled in economics, would have been most closely aliened with Adam Smith (The Wealth of Nations) and Fredrick Hyack (The Road to Serfdom). ¬†These economists outlined how the standard of living went up when people specialized and traded with each other. The “natural” inclination to better oneself played out…
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