Bonhoeffer on Trump: A Postmortem Interview (Part 3 of 4)

Barney: Welcome back to the show, Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Author, pastor, activist, and martyr. Bonhoeffer: Thank you. Glad to be here. Barney: We left our discussion last week comparing your historical context with our hysterical one––hysterical, not in the sense of humorous, but as in bizarre, even manic. Everyday we 21st Century Americans wake up to …

Confronting Compulsive Consuming (Part 3)

"Beat it! The country's full!"  Full of what? "Today consumerism determines what is important. Consuming relationships, consuming friendships, consuming religions, consuming, consuming... We have turned our society into a huge multicultural showcase tied only to the tastes of certain 'consumers', while so many others only 'eat the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table'.” Pope …