Rich Procida: This is the story of the Gospels. The disciples expect the Messiah to be a victorious king who would defeat Israel’s enemies (Mark 10:37). Something amazing did happen, but it wasn’t what they expected.
Rich Procida: It’s time to put aside age-old prejudices and recognize that New Age beliefs and practices are spiritually valid religious activities.
Rich Procida: Northam’s years of public service, the policies he has promoted and opposed, and the way he has governed tell us more about the man he is today than does a photograph from thirty-five years ago.
Rich Procida: If the Democrats give Trump his wall, they will be building a symbol of hate that will only further divide our nation.
Rich Procida: Who could believe that such a silly thing as marching in a demonstration could accomplish anything let alone bring down a city-state?
Rich Procida: From abolition to the civil rights movement, liberation theology to the poor people’s campaign, religious and spiritual people have worked for social justice throughout history.
Rich Procida: Abstinence does little to make the world a better place. It’s unrealistic to expect human beings to be sexually holy and pure. Sexual purity doesn’t even make sense and isn’t even desirable.