What Makes Jesus Angry Enough to Stage a Protest?

Jesus the Activist (Part 1 of 4) “It is right to be angry at injustice, and problematic to be apathetic toward injustice.” Carl Gregg In the last decade or so I have attended a number of protest marches and rallies in San Francisco and Santa Cruz regarding gun violence, immigration reform, racial equality, environmental justice, …

What is “Moral Injury” and What is to be Done For It? (Part 2 of 2)

 Last time I introduced a newish psychological phrase, “Moral Injury,” which sociologists and psychologists are using to describe, “the damage done to one’s conscience or moral compass when that person perpetrates, witnesses or fails to prevent acts that transgress their own moral and ethical values and codes of conduct.” It was originally coined in reference …

Dobson on the Border

As beloved as James Dobson is to the evangelical community, predominantly among those of us with white skin and grey hair (if any hair at all), having the audacity to expose a flaw of his, I might as well claim that Smokey Bear was a pyromaniac or Billy Graham smoked crack. Most of my contemporaries …