The story of Jesus' Ascension, to the Rev. William D. Cotton, was a political statement against the evil Roman Empireā€”a way of saying that we know one who in life or death is greater than Caesars. Read more

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The Empire is obsessed with names and uses them to legitimize all forms of brutality, writes the Rev. Jeremy Smith in a Christian critique of recent U.S. foreign policy actions. Read more

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Both the religious right and the religious left need to examine their critiques of "empire" regarding politics, because the theologies behind the idea are lacking, writes the Rev. Allan R. Bevere. Read more