Hospitality between I and Thou, A Meditation on Bishop Spong’s Thesis #9: Ethics

Column by Cassandra Farrin on October, 27 2016

I need to speak candidly with you about hospitality, perhaps the most iconic of Christian values and one of the easiest to go on attributing to the historical Jesus in spite of how much else has been stripped away from his biography. We need to discuss this because of the scary things people have been saying about refugees, about Black men, about what can be done to women. Because of the people who are bleeding in the streets.

Troy Davis and the Debate over Capital Punishment

Column by Bishop John Shelby Spong on September, 29 2011

Wednesday, September 21, was a consciousness-raising day in the United States.  It is always a conscious-raising occasion when a high profile public execution is about to take place.  The people …