Welcome to the apocalypse, says Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber.  Here we are. In the revelation. The uncovering. The crumbling of dominant powers.  The dominance of the North America as a diplomatic and economic superpower appears to be deteriorating.  Our fragile democratic institutions are coming apart at the seams, rife with corruption, fascist ambitions, and a misanthropic […]

I’ve been thinking a lot about neighborhoods.  The other week I caught the Mr. Roger’s documentary, and I believe his vision of the neighborhood was the most groundbreaking of all of his theological concepts put to mainstream children’s television.  Love your neighbor, get to know your neighbors, rely on your neighbors, accept a lot from […]

The generally accepted sensibility of our time is that men want to parent boys and women want to parent girls. However, various researchers have noticed a shift in that inclination in the last two decades. In a 2010 study, economists from three universities discovered that adoptive American parents preferred girls to boys by nearly a […]

One of my life’s mentors, the theater/educator/activist Agusto Boal, taught me that while the theatre is a place: a building, a construction designed to house shows and presentations, the word theatre is also the setting for major events, comic or tragic which we are obliged to observe at a distance, as paralyzed spectators: the theatre […]