Archive: Jason Poling
The fact that men are not angels, and that even with the best of intentions people still get hurt gravely in wars, must give policymakers great pause as they contemplate entering into combat with another nation.
By Jason Poling | Mar 23, 2011 10:18 AM | COMMENTS (0)
Even if it wins in elections, values often kept on back-burner of government.
By Jason Poling | Mar 30, 2011 9:39 AM | COMMENTS (0)
I had hoped when this story resurfaced that the news media’s strategy of under-covering the story would prove effective in reducing violent reaction to Jones’ activities.
By Jason Poling | Apr 6, 2011 9:59 AM | COMMENTS (0)
In complementarian traditions there is much to be found that is worthy of respect, even appreciation, rather than prejudice.
By | Apr 13, 2011 6:59 PM | COMMENTS (0)
To rejoice in the death of Osama bin Laden is to rejoice in the fact that to the extent we are able human society was able to mete out some measure of much-needed justice.
By Jason Poling | May 4, 2011 5:53 PM | COMMENTS (0)
We owe candidates the benefit of the doubt when they say they feel they are being called to run. But we can — and should — test their proposition.
By Jason Poling | Jun 2, 2011 1:16 PM | COMMENTS (0)
Those who would prohibit circumcision are in effect telling my Jewish neighbors that they cannot be Jewish.
By Jason Poling | Jun 10, 2011 10:01 AM | COMMENTS (0)
Where might we be today if decades ago, religious conservatives and gay activists had agreed to respect each other’s convictions, to abstain from using the power of the state to impinge upon each other’s freedoms?
By Jason Poling | Jun 22, 2011 10:27 AM | COMMENTS (0)
The three steps of religious reaction too terrorism.
By | Jul 27, 2011 2:05 PM | COMMENTS (0)
Given the difficult and sensitive nature of their work I think we owe it to the people putting this memorial together to resist making the assumption that this item will be displayed as a religious relic.
By Jason Poling | Aug 3, 2011 11:13 AM | COMMENTS (0)
You may have heard of people being “so heavenly minded they’re of no earthly good.” The problem with that notion is, as one of my seminary professors sagely pointed out, very few people are like that.
By Jason Poling | Aug 10, 2011 11:27 AM | COMMENTS (0)