To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Saturday, July 11, 2020

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Mark Y. A. Davies

Mark Y.A. Davies is the Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics and director of the World House Institute for Social and Ecological Responsibility at Oklahoma City University. Click for more of his essays. OneWorldHouse.net

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Church Revival In The 21st Century

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES There once was a mainline Christian denomination in the United States that was experiencing significant membership decline. Since its peak in...

Strong Suggestions For Democrats and Progressive Independents In 2018

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES As the political hell of 2017 comes to a close, I have a few suggestions for Democrats and progressive Independents in...

Making The Colony Great Again

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES There once was an ant colony that was struggling for its survival. Food sources in its environment were running low, and...

#MAGI: Resisting Herod

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES In the Christmas story, we are told that three wise men were in Jerusalem asking about a child who had...

From Fundamentalism To Fascism

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES Religion possesses immense power to renew the human spirit or to imprison it. I was a fundamentalist Christian from about age 14...

The Trump ‘University’ Of Healthcare Insurance Systems

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES In his desperation to erase any progress made by President Obama and to please his religious base, Trump has now declared...

Who Will Protect The Environment From The EPA Director?

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES People make mistakes. Institutions make mistakes. Government makes mistakes. Mistakes can be forgiven, especially when there is admission of the mistake,...

Declaring Independence From Religious Nationalism

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES As I spend Independence Day weekend in New York City, I have been reminded of the tremendous diversity of our nation...

These Three Things For Oklahoma

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES In conversation with hundreds of Oklahomans over the past couple of years and after years of analysis concerning systemic change in...
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