During Holy Week Barry tweeted,
I’m thinking this Maundy Thursday foot-washing business is a distraction-the point isn’t washing feet-that was a cultural signifier-ours is?
— barry taylor (@BarryT256) March 28, 2013
What is our cultural signifier? What habit or practice would approximate foot washing today that at the same … Continue readingRead More
Liberals do what liberals do. Fundamentalists do what fundamentalists do. These are givens. And, the reason they do what they do lies in their commitment to their own givens – their own framework for understanding and articulating the way the world works. This shows up in politics and religion. … Continue readingRead More
I am late to the bash. Representative Todd Akin’s remarks continue to form the nexus for many an article and blog post. My friend Marty Duren recently posted an open letter to Representative Akin from a woman who got pregnant from rape. John Eligon wrote a New York … Continue readingRead More