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Oh Oklahoma, you are just so super, fantastic. We’re all really impressed down here…

Given that higher education in Oklahoma is controlled by fossil fuel executives (yes, it really is – check out last week’s Oklahoma news), I have come to the conclusion that it is in the my best interest as a university … Continue reading

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We Will Not Be Controlled

In our desire to leap past Good Friday to Easter, we tend to forget that Jesus was a human person. He felt pleasure and pain. He had hopes and fears. He had moments of laughter, and he wept. He had … Continue reading

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Religion and Empire

Religion and Empire – Sermon Audio Audio of my sermon “Religion and Empire,” delivered on February 18, 2018 at First Unitarian Church OKC, in Oklahoma City, OK. Based on an earlier blog post: Refusing the Hand of the Empire Below is … Continue reading

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Loving Guns More Than People

The only people with the power to do something comprehensive about mass shootings are the people we elect to public office, and the majority of the people we elect to public office not only do nothing, but they actively block … Continue reading

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Last Chance

For many persons and groups in the United States, the Trump Administration represents their last chance – the last chance for xenophobes to keep out and deport immigrants and refugees, even those who have been living in our country since … Continue reading

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Simply Immoral

I can see having disagreements and differences of opinion about border security, about what combination of barriers, border control personnel, and surveillance technology should be employed. I can see having disagreements about how many immigrants should be legally allowed to … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Let Me Be Silent

Please God, never let me be a silent white person while my brown and black sisters and brothers are living in fear and experiencing injustice and violence. Please God, never let me be a silent citizen while Dreamers are deported … Continue reading

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