The Link Between Conservatism and Christian Patriarchy

A whirlwind of controversy erupted this week in the Evangelical Christian world when one male Evangelical leader (namely Owen Strachan) called respected Evangelical author Rachel Held Evans a heretic for referring to God as “Her”. Outside of the sexism at play here, it’s also a look into why Christians who have conservative (though not necessarily […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: The Via Dolorosa from Bacteria to Vestal Virgin to Ted Cruz

Pastor Pillow here! I’m back and abundantly pleased to place my hands squarely again on the sacred wood altar (with apologies to T.S. Eliot). Joyful though I am to rejoin my flock over a round of Sabbath morn mimosas at the local brunchery, I approach you humbly with a laden heart.  Hold me up in […]

Good and Bad Ways of Entering the Bible into Politics: A Handy Guide for Republicans

If one were to casually read my piece from the other day on Satan, the song “Amazing Grace” and abortion, one could be forgiven for thinking that this ol’ Christian believes that religion and politics need to be completely cloistered from each other. I don’t. Just as anything else that informs, educates and energizes you […]