“Turn To Him The Other Cheek Also” An Essay on Liberation Theology

We are all familiar with the following Bible verse about turning the other cheek: "But I tell you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, and pray for those who mistreat you. If anyone hits you on one cheek, let him hit the other one …

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Against Christian Fundamentalism

45% of Americans believe the universe is less than 10,000 years old. How did we get here? I had thought most everyone accepted the big bang theory and the theory of evolution as a scientific fact. This statistic terrifies me. If you make it a war of science vs. religion, science will always win. Evolution …

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Pope Francis on Christianity and Communism, and my views as a Christian and a Communist

Pope Francis himself said:   “I can only say that the communists have stolen our flag. The flag of the poor is Christian. Poverty is at the centre of the Gospel... Communists say that all this is communism. Sure, 20 centuries later. So when they speak, one can say to them: 'but then you are …

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To my fellow Christians and people of faith, an open letter from a Christian Socialist

When I drive my car, I see that people either have the Jesus fish on their car or the Darwin fish with legs. Well then, I must ask, why not both? An expression of the total acceptance of the Darwin fish, that all humans evolved from an ape-like ancestor, and, at the same time, the …

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Christianity and Socialism (With a section by James Connolly)

Jesus said that it is easier for a camel to enter into the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God. This is absolute, there are no exceptions. You cannot be a kind exploiter or a generous thief. It is one or the other. There is some room …

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A Christian Socialist’s attack on the Modern Church

Christ spoke more on money and greed than any other topic in the New Testament. The teachings on this topic by Christ are absolutely fundamental to Christianity, yet it is all but ignored by the modern church in American and European society today. Now I profess that I am a Christian and a socialist, a communist and …

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