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.

Monday, 10 December 2012 15:06

Binders of Hispanics

Political strategists need to understand there is no single Hispanic vote.

Monday, 19 November 2012 12:53

Equal time with Al Mohler

One evangelical voice was conspicuous in the aftermath of President Obama’s re-election Nov. 7, but it isn’t the only one.

Friday, 09 November 2012 15:08

Tea Party cost GOP

This year’s presidential election reveals a Republican Party now on the wrong side of history.

Monday, 05 November 2012 12:55

What Election Day won’t fix

Negative political campaigning isn’t a remedy for what ails the United States.

The constitutional requirement that the president be a “natural-born citizen” of the United States isn’t as clear cut as many suppose.

Monday, 08 October 2012 10:23

Nonviolence out of the abstract

Theological speculation, when kept to the abstract and confined to the safety of the classroom, makes for fascinating conversation. But does our perspective change when circumstances affect us personally?

Monday, 17 September 2012 14:41

When food oppresses

Christian ethics also applies to what we eat.

Friday, 24 August 2012 14:00

The people have spoken

Unlike totalitarian states where a central committee picks those who will lead, a guiding principle in this country is that the people choose. And that choice must be honored, no matter how poorly the people decide.

Monday, 13 August 2012 08:48

Romney VP pick bad news for the poor

U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan’s budget calls for cutting billions from the social safety net while giving tax breaks to the richest of the rich.

Saturday, 21 July 2012 09:28

Time to ban assault weapons

The Colorado gunman who turned a ‘Batman’ screening into a real-life horror will face eternal consequences for his actions, but so will the rest of us who helped to arm him.

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