The Defecation that is, often, Christian Nonviolence

Over the last few weeks I’ve had to deal with so many critiques of Christian pacifism that I decided to level one myself. Anytime I get very defensive, to the point of making fun of my critics, I figure it’s a good time to level a criticism at myself or, at the very least, my bestest best friends. Well, actually, I should say, I’m not critiquing Christian nonviolence as much as I am ripping on some of those good friends of mine who love to employ the language... Read More

Animal Crackers

To celebrate the publication of the second volume of The Peaceable Kingdom series (A Faith Embracing All Creatures), for the next few weeks I’ll be randomly posting on animals, Christianity, and why, three times a day, most of my nonviolent friends live lives that are the absolute antithesis of nonviolence. Ya’ flesh-eating, ‘bodies consuming other bodies’ bastards. Hey, I understand. It’s easy to be a Christian nonviolent “practitioner”... Read More

‘A Faith Not Worth Fighting For’ May Be Worth Reviewing

In the past two weeks we’ve landed a sweet number of reviews for A Faith Not Worth Fighting For. So, I obviously have to share them with you. No, seriously, I literally have to share them with you. My publicist told me so. And she plays mean when I don’t listen to her. Think ‘Judas Cradle’ mean. “Recant, heretic! (And help us sell some of these crappy books.)” Therefore, with fear and trepidation, I give you the reviews: 1) Kurt Williams’... Read More

On Being “Out-Christianed” By Bill Maher (“It’s not even hard work.”)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAvDtPz33w0] It’s really no surprise that an atheist like Maher interprets Jesus more faithfully than the average North American Christian, but still . . . it’s gotta sting a little. And I don’t even like Maher.  Read More