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 […]Read More Against Christian Fundamentalism
I had to explain this blog to some seemingly angry people recently. How would I describe The Thought Foundry? Unconventional, controversial, revisionist, likely to start a fire with both Christians and Marxists alike? Sure sure. To me, I am not a Marxist because I am a Christian. But to me any true Christian should feel […]Read More The Thought Foundry Blog promotes… Marxism AND Progressive Christianity?
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 […]Read More Pope Francis on Christianity and Communism, and my views as a Christian and a Communist
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 […]Read More To my fellow Christians and people of faith, an open letter from a Christian Socialist
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 […]Read More Christianity and Socialism (With a section by James Connolly)
A necessary refutation to a meme that is going around.Read More Meme