Recent Published Works
WHY 'TRADS' SEEK TO ROOT THE CHURCH'S FUTURE IN THE PAST
July 19, 2022
While the Latin language and Gregorian chant recall the connection of the Catholic Church to the Roman Empire, neither of them has any connection to the language or music of the Bible or of Jesus. Indeed, Latin was the language of the empire that crucified Jesus.
THE INHERENT NARCISSISM OF LOVE IS BLIND
WORD AND WAY
Dec. 7, 2022
Love is a series of embodied moments: the brush of a hand, the tightness of a hug. Life is lived in bodies. We have to be our whole, flawed, failed, embodied selves — or be nothing at all. This idea that we can escape and transcend our bodies; well I think it’s a version of the human desire to want to be gods. To deny our mortality and our shared culpability and responsibility to one another.
BOOK EXCERPT: A PASTOR COMES TO TERMS WITH THE CHURCH'S IDOLS OF TRUMP, MONEY AND POWER
Dec. 22, 2022
My clear analysis of the distortion of the gospel in American Christianity posed a threat to the right-wing white Christian empire of wealth and power, an empire encompassing publishing houses, TV networks, churches, colleges, universities, and schools. It shakes hands with corporate America to ensure that no one upsets the apple cart of an agreement first made in imperial Rome some 1,700 years ago, when Emperor Constantine first attempted to colonize Christianity under the guise of empire.