Posts Tagged ‘otherness’

The Otherness of Us

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Sometimes, a question in an interview can be thrown with a backward spin. Recently, I was asked, “What do you say to people who claim that religion is the cause of war?” The answer to that was easy. “Religion doesn’t cause war unless it is corrupted by politics.” Much later, I thought we had missed Read more

God rid me of God

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Recently I viewed a YouTube video by Australian performance poetry artist, Joel McKerrow. “God Rid Me of God’ it was called. The poem explores the constraints we put on the nature of God; the shackles we use to confine God. Joel entreats that we stop shaping God in our own image: “God, rid me of Read more