United Church of Christ

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2008

    More Wright Than Wrong, But ...

    Thanks to a few incendiary soundbites, recordings of the Reverend Jeremiah Wright’s sermons are circulating among church people, making their way from hand to hand and e-mail to iPod. A politically active young man in my church gave my husband a copy of the full message from which the infamous phr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    Sure, They Name-Drop Jesus. But What in God's Name Do They Know?

    Trinity United Church of Christ Barack Obama with the Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., in a now-famous photo taken three years ago There were the “Cocktail Christians”: the Lutherans in my Wisconsin hometown who did their sacred rites on Sunday morning and tipped multiple martinis Sunday night. Pun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2006

    This Looks Like a Job For Bible Girl!

    Cathedral of Hope got the mainstream United Church of Christ's seal of approval on Saturday. Can I get an "amen"? Maybe I missed it, but I can find no mention in Dallas' Only Daily of the fact that over the weekend, the theologically liberal United Church of Christ voted--with an "overwhelming majo ... More >>

  • News

    December 11, 2003
  • Culture

    June 15, 2000

    Revenge of The Fanboy

    Alex Ross, painter of supermen and superwomen, makes it easy to believe in heroes

  • News

    June 24, 1999

    Edifice complex

    Michael Piazza wants his proposed $20 million cathedral to send a message to the world -- gays can go to heaven too