Gene Robinson’s powerful inauguration invocation

“Give us tears…give us anger…” Bishop Gene Robinson delivered the invocation at the kickoff event for Obama’s inauguration. I am thankful for his words, which I am committing to memory. I want to quote the entire text of his invocation:...

The Democratic Interfaith Gathering

I’m back on the road again giving speeches and meeting people all over the country after a summer of writing. My writing time was punctuated by trips home to New Orleans, a visit to Nicaragua and visits to prisoners on death row in Texas and Louisiana. I was...

Speaking out against President Bush

The last post I wrote was a clarification about the ad that ran in the New York Times on August 3. If you haven’t read it yet, please look at it. This post will make a lot more sense to you then, and keep me from having to rehash it. Suffice it to say, the next time I...