Killing the Buddha

God and Wal-Mart

This week I spoke with GRITtv’s Laura Flanders about the surprisingly diverse Christian Right opposition to the Obama administration. Is racism a major component of the tea party movement? No doubt. But is the broader right a lot more complicated? Absolutely. I witnessed that complexity a few weeks ago in the prayer rooms of the…

Killing the Buddha

Two Types of Other

We’ve just received an email asking us to clarify our religious affiliation by choosing one of the options on this long and peculiar menu: NO – None BP – Baptist BU – Buddhist CA – Catholic CG – Congregational DC – Disciples of Christ EP – Episcopal HI – Hindu IS – Islam JE –…