Thesis Against Western Christianity

To many the good news of salvation is a warm fuzzy feeling or a vague promise that one day–after you die– you’ll float off to the sterile vacuum of heaven…far, far away. While this is nice in theory, it is, by implication, delusional. Yet this is the party line of the Western Church, its central […]

Business Ethics Shaped by the Bible pt. 2

In part 1 of this series, I laid out the idea of the church being taught to be entrepreneurial and business- collective minded. Now for many in and outside the church, the entrepreneurial part is always inviting. The idea of being a “self-made” person in business is the American dream but that is not the […]

God’s Social Genius Baffles Capitalists

Under capitalism, everything is game. Whether human life, labor power, earth, knowledge, ideas, thought or other abstract concepts: if it can be bought, sold, traded, invested in or speculated on it becomes commodified. Once absorbed by capital circulation all things are disciplined to the rigors of value creation. Profit for the sake of profit then […]

Jesus’s Church: A Political Body

Western theology has always preached that Jesus Christ is going unite humanity and put an end to strife and want. Most preachers, for example, speak beautifully about how the spirit of Christ in you can completely eliminate conflict and create a brotherhood of man. Nobody who calls themselves Christian can disagree. However, religious headmen place […]

Capitalism is Heading for Catastrophe

However stable things may seem in some parts of the world, we’re entering a new era of crisis and uncertainty. Capitalism has never been as pervasive as it is now. The previous generation experienced alienation, suffering from the dissonance between their roles in production and their sense of themselves; the current generation is characterized by […]

The Apostles and Colonialism

The spearhead of the Roman Empire’s expansion was amazingly efficient. It was both militarily and economically based, devoid of justice and morally bankrupt, both powerful and lustful. And as a society basking in these virtues, her hungry eyes were set upon other nations and peoples one after another; to devour them. The Roman military complex […]

The 2008 Financial Crisis!

The financial crisis of 2008 was the logical conclusion of free market development of the financial sector–itself the logical result of the incentives of capitalist competition. In that sense, the economic downturn demonstrates the inherent instability of capitalism itself. The story of the collapse starts and ends in the real estate market. Until a few […]

Christianity Is Communism

For a Christian to say he or she is anti-Marxist is understandable. There are numerous varieties of Marxism, and it is possible our Christian is referring to one of the many materialistic philosophies which style themselves Marxist without having much at all to do with Marx. For a Christian to claim to be not only […]

The Gospel Of Messiah & The Sign Of Discipleship

Badge of discipleship Uncompromising, loyal, educated, fearless, selfless, courageous, faithful, loving and broken into his calling. Enemies to the enemies of life. Being altogether with the word of God armed and dangerous. In short, hardened revolutionaries. These are the first students of Jesus Christ.  For nearly 4 years they learned and collaborated with the master […]

Racism: A Feature Of Capitalism

Racism as it exists today is not a modern creation. Its theory and practice in society is also a feature found back in feudal Europe. It goes back further still. However the principles are the same and it remains, as it was then, a controlling mechanism of the ruling class; a barrier to the redemptive […]