Posts tagged "what god gap"

What God Gap? Part 1

A Bush voter marches against Bush By Jeff Sharlet Bill McDonald doesn’t claim to know what Jesus would do, but he knows what Jesus wants Bill McDonald to do — march against the Bush administration. McDonald has accepted his assignment and has driven from Carterville, Ill., a tiny town near the Missouri border, with a...

What God Gap? Part 2

A Catholic Skips Mass for Communion in the Streets By Scott M. Korb I skipped Mass again last Sunday. While I imagined newly-landed RNC delegates from across the country donning their top-notch Sunday-go-to-meeting outfits to keep their Sabbath holy in the city’s churches, we met on the corner of 15th Street and 8th Avenue as...

What God Gap? Part 4

TV News to Believers: Behave! By Kathryn Joyce Tuesday night, August 31st — the well-publicized A31 day of civil disobedience; when the police pre-emptively swooped down on protest groups, or what looked like protest groups, on reporters and observers and hapless shoppers passing by, arresting them before they starting protesting, reporting, watching, or shopping; when...

What God Gap? Part 5

Nuns & Baptists Die-In, Balloons Fall From Heaven Two visions of “compassion” By Jason Boog After reading 30-pages of pre-packaged speeches inside the press palace that the Republicans built near Madison Square Garden, I’d learned too much about the Convention’s “People of Compassion” theme for the day. So I left. I shoved my way down...