Miguel De La Torre

Miguel De La Torre

Miguel De La Torre is professor of social ethics and Latino/a studies at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver and an ordained Baptist minister.

Wednesday, 08 May 2013 17:08

Water, water everywhere

Our planet has a lot of water, about 370,000 gallons per person per year. While this may appear as good news, the gross mismanagement of water and the short-term profit-seeking goals of a few are jeopardizing our future.

Friday, 12 April 2013 18:34

Satan and Jesus in black and white

Controversy over a TV miniseries' casting of a Satan character is but a recent example of how color is linked to notions of good and evil in American culture.

Monday, 01 April 2013 16:50

Forgiving Judas

It’s easy to vilify Judas, but is it the appropriate response to betrayal?

Friday, 15 March 2013 19:27

Getting marriage wrong

Historically, Christianity got the concept of marriage wrong. We should not be surprised that an unhealthy and oppressive view developed.

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 17:05

Marriage in the New Testament

Despite all the talk today about “biblical marriage,” the New Testament actually presents singleness as a preferable state.

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 16:41

‘Biblical’ marriage unmasked

Those who claim the biblical model for marriage is one man and one woman for life apparently haven’t been reading the Bible.

Monday, 28 January 2013 21:29

Aliens knocking at the church’s door

Regardless of what shape immigration laws may take, the Bible says Christians will be judged by their attitudes toward undocumented aliens.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 17:52

Overlooking Joshua

Most Christians read Exodus as a story of liberation, but many Native Americans view it from the perspective of the Canaanites.

Monday, 31 December 2012 15:08

Leap off the fiscal cliff

Cutting taxes on the wealthy is not the way to grow an economy.

Monday, 17 December 2012 14:05

A prayer for Sandy Hook

Where is God when innocents are slaughtered?

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