The middle class is not mentioned in the Bible

Read this thought-provoking piece by Ryan McAnnally-Linz and Miroslav Volf are the authors of “Public Faith in Action: How to Think Critically, Engage Wisely, and Vote with Integrity.” McAnnally-Linz and Volf explore politicians’ (all of them) focus on the middle class (which didn’t exist in Biblical times), at near complete exclusion of the poor (who did).

Hunger? Homelessness? Who cares? Let’s talk vaginas!

Despite a week that would choke a lesser person, I carved out time in my busy life to sit and watch the entire — all of it — varsity GOP debate last night. (I could not bring myself to watch the junior varsity debate held earlier, because I only indulge in so much of such activities a …