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Unity Through Tear Gas

I’m writing today from Istanbul, where I’ve been talking to a friend of mine who has been an active participant in the recent wave of demonstrations in Istanbul’s Taksim Square. “I never thought this could happen,” he told me. “The square was not one place

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Why Should The Nation Unite?

Maybe there’s a splinter group in American culture that’s for unity. If so, please let me know exactly how you’d like to see it work… because my mind is divided, really. Part of my mind runs from the idea of unity, but the other part is curious. Speak to that part, if you can.

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The Execution Of Unity

King Charles the Fifth of the Netherlands outlawed heresy, leading to 43 years of religious violence, in which over 1,300 “heretics” were killed. The justification for the killings was the desire for unity.

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Speaker Calls on Congress to Act Like Sheep

Vaughn Baker, who carries the title of Pastor of the Christ United Methodist Church in Fort Worth, Texas, was chosen to perform the official, government-approved religious ritual in the House of Representatives this Wednesday. During that ritual, which is supposed to provide religious direction to

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What’s Your Favorite Biblical Contradiction?

I’ve been having a conversation with someone named Jacob who considers Irregular Times to be his missionary ground. As part of his efforts, he has cut and pasted in claims you can find verbatim on a number of Christian proselytization websites, Got Questions? being a

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?