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.

Which Jesus do you follow?

We need an ethics of liberation which brings salvation to both the oppressed and their oppressors.

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So the papyrus is genuine. What now?

Most Christians would find it blasphemous to imagine Jesus participating in any sexual act. But why?

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The nagging question

For people of color in the United States, even the most routine events might have a subtext.

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On the right side of history

A great moral struggle is raging in this land as the majority move toward dismantling the residue of centuries of oppression.

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The ethics of Dexter Morgan

The fictional serial killer justified his actions by adhering to a “code.” Some Christians may do the same thing.

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To get the right answers, ask the right questions

The book of Genesis is answering cosmic questions. Are they the same questions contemporary Christians are asking?

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The Screwtape E-mails

In the spirit of The Screwtape Letters, with just a bit of updating.

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Birth control and the Bill of Rights

If religious liberties do not include all religions, then our rhetoric becomes the height of hypocrisy.

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Gun violence too close to home

Seventeen months after a mass shooting at a nearby movie theater, gun violence has once more erupted in a typical Colorado neighborhood.

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Broken immigration system breaking lives

Woe to those who continue to ignore the greatest human-rights violation occurring in this country today.

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