Entries by David Galston

Translating Trump Supporters

The Twitter feed I received read, “Prominent Christian activist” says that Evangelicals have a “moral obligation” to vote for Trump. Christian activists used to be people like Tommy Douglas or Martin Luther King, Jr., and their activism concerned social justice. This “activist” is Ralph Reed, someone who I don’t think deserves such a compliment. And [...]

The Bible and Abortion

With Missouri, Georgia, and Alabama voting in favor of severe restrictions to abortions, it is understandable that those in the Christian tradition might turn to the Bible for theological perspective. However, as with every modern social issue, the Bible actually has nothing to say since the Bible is not a modern document. Nonetheless, the instinct [...]

McJesus

A piece of art in Israel has sparked outrage among the Israeli Arab Christian minority. The art work in question is entitled “McJesus” and displays a crucified Ronald McDonald. It is on exhibition in the Haifa Museum of Art.