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Getting in Front of Jesus: The Politics of Progressive Christianity (Part II)

Brad R. Braxton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad R. Braxton

The story of Jesus might have been different if Joseph and Mary had been sent back to Israel from Egypt because they were considered "undocumented workers," or worse, "illegal aliens."

Jesus Christ, Capital Defendant

Mark Osler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Osler

I think that there is something powerful in simply considering Christ as a criminal defendant. That subtle change in perspective can change worlds.

Texas, the Death Penalty, and the Will of God

Matt Idom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Matt Idom

I do not believe that capital punishment belongs in our world. The arguments of "crime determent" and "continuing threat to society" are masked justifications for a human response to justice, not a divine one.