Daily Archives: March 9, 2012

“It’s On the Role of Government”

Rachel Held Evans has posted her “Ask a Christian Progressive” post, which features Progressive Tim King, of Sojourners.  I especially appreciated Tim’s response to the question “What myth about progressives would you like to debunk?”  He says: “It’s on the … Continue reading

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Meier on Jesus’ Imminent Eschatology

In my last reading of volume 2 of John Meier’s A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus, Meier talks about whether Jesus anticipated an imminent coming of the Kingdom of God (defined as God’s overthrow of evil, the restoration of … Continue reading

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Susan Faludi, Backlash 8

In my latest reading of Susan Faludi’s 1991 book, Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women, Faludi critiques sexism in television shows, which persists notwithstanding the decline in women watching television.  According to Faludi, television shows present the mother as … Continue reading

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