Tag Archives: presidential politics

When night has ended

Jesus erases differences so completely, he leaves me dumbfounded. For example, “Whoever welcomes you,” he says to his disciples, “welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me” (Matt. 10:40-42). For anyone who welcomes you, you are not merely someone who holds certain beliefs or belongs to a specific faith tradition. You […]

A field where we meet

Already the 2016 presidential election campaign weighs heavy. As weary as I am of the volleys between candidates, I’m more concerned – not to say disheartened, which I’m not, at least not yet – about the deep rift in the body politic to which these symptomatic candidates call our attention. So these words from Parker Palmer today seem […]