Social Issues, Theology

So begins a month of terrible “hot takes”

The social media "hot take" is probably one of the most damaging inventions that helped put civil discourse in its grave. Those short, snappy social media posts are not intended to start a meaningful conversation, but rather to earn the admiration of those who already agree and annoy or vilify those who don’t.  In June,… Continue reading So begins a month of terrible “hot takes”


Fundamentalism and interfaith dialogue

I had the privilege of participating in Colorado State’s first “Better Together” Day: a collaborative effort of various faith ministries on campus. The point was to wear a nametag with your faith affiliation on it so you could find someone of a different faith tradition to talk to and learn from. There were “Christian,” “Jewish,”… Continue reading Fundamentalism and interfaith dialogue