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Biblical Values

The Conspicuous Absence of Biblical Values in the Immigration Debate

Zack Hunt | Posted 01.21.2015 | Religion
Zack Hunt

While we are quick to appeal to biblical values in order to marginalize others, when that same Bible calls us to love those folks we want to marginalize, all of our talk about biblical values suddenly and conspicuously disappears.

Your Non-Partisan Guide To Voting For Biblical Values

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson | Posted 12.30.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

If you are one of those voters who wants to be sure to vote in accord with the central motivating values that permeate the Bible, then I invite you to use this list as you assess each candidate seeking public office.

The Marginalization Of Women: A Biblical Value We Don't Like To Talk About

Christopher Rollston | Posted 10.31.2012 | Religion
Christopher Rollston

The next time someone refers to "biblical values," it's worth mentioning to them that the Bible often marginalized women and that's not something anyone should value.

The Obligations Of American Exceptionalism

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 10.31.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

We are all created equal in the sight of God. Americans are entitled to worry about themselves, but they are morally obligated as well to empathize with and engage in the affairs of others and to recognize the interdependent nature of our world.

The Disappearance of the Compassionate Conservatives

Jim Wallis | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The compassionate conservative space is vital to the health of the nation and the future of the poor, and therefore preserving it is essential. Republicans returning to it might further open up the space for the kind of bipartisan cooperation we desperately need.

Is The Bible A 'Small Government' Book?

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 11.30.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

The Bible is not a partisan document that calls on us to become Republicans or Democrats. What it offers is not a political platform but an ethical framework to guide us in our political thinking.