My War on Christmas

Much is being said in the media about the so-called “War on Christmas”. Many conservatives believe that “traditional Christmas” is being stripped from our society. I think they are right, but for the wrong reasons. Christmas was stripped from society the minute businesses saw it as an opportunity and decided to leverage the hell out… Read more My War on Christmas

One Take on the Religious Neutrality of Secular Government

Will Herberg was a widely respected sociologist and theologian. He began his life as an ardent Marxist atheist, just as his parents were. Later in life he rediscovered his Jewish heritage while at the same time was introduced to Reinhold Niebuhr. Niebuhr’s influence on Herberg cannot be overstated. Herberg would have converted to Christianity if… Read more One Take on the Religious Neutrality of Secular Government

Vaccines now have a “Religion” Clause in California

How does religion end up affecting almost every level of politics!? I really don’t know. Today, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a law today requiring parents to be “counselled” by their doctors about vaccines before being given a written vaccine exemption note. But here’s the kicker. Brown ADDED a religious exemption clause to it. You… Read more Vaccines now have a “Religion” Clause in California

Separating Religion from Political Parties: Guest Post

Separating Religion from Political Parties: Guest Post Several folks I interacted with through various social media outlets before and after my “Separating Religion from Political Parties” post responded with “What!? Why should I separate my religious views from the way I vote?” That’s a legitimate question, and I honestly jumped the gun and went 10… Read more Separating Religion from Political Parties: Guest Post