Politics and Love

Are Concerns about the Elections Results Legitimate?

This post is about whether concerns about the election results are legitimate. Voting is the heart of a democratic process. Thus, in almost every election in our country, there are concerns about whether the election process is legitimate. And there are concerns about various forces that could undermine its legitimacy. For example, as you probably… Continue reading Are Concerns about the Elections Results Legitimate?

Politics and Love

Rene Girard, Donald Trump, and How I Got My Advent Groove Back

I have a confession: In the past, I haven’t liked the season of Advent very much. This is a bummer because I am Christian, and I feel like I should like Advent. I mean, Advent is the time of the year when we anticipate the birth of the Christ Child—the Christ who takes away the… Continue reading Rene Girard, Donald Trump, and How I Got My Advent Groove Back