God, the decolonial, and the human future

As we head toward the Westar 2019 annual meeting, I wish to highlight and comment on a memory from the 2018 Spring meeting. I want specially to think about and remember the noticeable discomfort, concern, and confusion that arose when “decoloniality” was discussed in the Seminar on God and the Human Future.  


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.

Thanks for filling our sky with stars!

We set out to attain a goal for our end-of-year fundraising campaign: $100,000 in giving between November 1st and December 31st. We are pleased to announce that we more than exceeded this goal, raising a total of 105,965!

Comedy in the Nativity: The meaning of Christmas has lost its impact

Scholarship teaches doubt. It teaches us how to raise good questions, offers us the tools to answer those questions, and trains our minds to critique and re-examine the answers in search of further good questions. With scholarship as both the core and content of Westar’s foundation, it’s hard to approach the birth of the “Christ [...]