Monthly Archives: August 2015

Communities and Context

By admin Courtesy of Brian Jeffery Beggerly, Wikimedia Commons
Don’t judge the ultra-Orthodox solely by the stories of those who’ve left it
For months now, we’ve been treated in Jewish newspapers to a spate of articles about a small number of people who have left Hasidic or other ultra-Orthodox communities. In some cases, these …read more


By Brian LePort I finished James H. Cone’s The Cross and the Lynching Tree this morning. This is one of those books that you read and then several years down the line you refer to it as something that “saved” or “renewed” your faith in/commitment to Jesus Christ. Personally, I think “renewed” is …read more