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Entries by Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. from 04/2010

I'm Down With Jesus -- It's Christ That Gives Me Problems

| Posted 04.05.2010 | Religion

For the past several years I've made an avocational study of Jesus and his followers in their historical context, with particular attention to the question of what we can reasonably think Jesus said.

I'm Down with Jesus -- It's Christ That Gives Me Problems (Part 2)

| Posted 04.17.2010 | Religion

In the teachings that we can reasonably attribute to Jesus himself, there is nothing -- not one thing -- that contradicts or breaks with the Judaism of what came to be called the "old" testament.

Anti-Immigrant Prejudice: If You're not 100% Native American, Go Home

| Posted 04.29.2010 | Politics

The Roman Empire operated on the principle that the way to world peace and order was to (a) conquer everybody else and (b) make them become Romans. It didn't turn out well for them and it's unlikely to turn out well for the US.