William Alberts PhD

Rev. William E. Alberts, Ph.D., a former hospital chaplain at Boston Medical Center, is both a Unitarian Universalist and United Methodist minister. His new book, The Counterpunching Minister (who couldn’t be “preyed” away) is now published and available on Amazon.com. The book’s Foreword, Drawing the Line, is written by Counterpunch editor, Jeffrey St. Clair. Alberts is also author of A Hospital Chaplain at the Crossroads of Humanity, which “demonstrates what top-notch pastoral care looks like, feels like, maybe even smells like,” states the review in the Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling. His e-mail address is wm.alberts@gmail.com.

The Vocabulary of War Criminals

America’s God Complex

Rev. Franklin Graham: Apostle of Hatred

Another Attempt to Prostitute Religion in the Service of American Hegemony

Israel and Illegally Occupied Gaza

The Messiah Awaits Our Coming

The United Methodist Church’s Regressive Position on Homosexuality

America and the Other

The Elephant in the Shutdown

The Moral Power of the People

Obama’s “Red Line” and Children

Under America’s Surveillance Dome

Evil Takes the High Road

Dead Men Do Tell Tales

Easter Depends on Whistleblowers

Medal of Dishonor

When Ethnic Cleansing Is Next to Godliness

“God” Who?

Prince of Peace or Evangelistic Predator?

The Self-Delusionary American Tragedy

God’s Favorite Team (and Nation and Religion)

How "White Magic" Makes the Ism of Race Disappear

White Men Can Jump … to Conclusions

First the Torture of Truth …

If the Shoe Fits

On Being Whole Not Holy

The Sole of Christmas

God of Our Fathers

Jesus, Entombed in Heaven

Blessed are the Peacemakers

A Trail of American Blood

Jesus, the Theological Prisoner of Christianity

The Forbidden C-Word

Hiding America’s Surging Militarism Behind Children

Pastor Haggard and President Bush

In Search of a Real Inter-Religious Dialogue

America’s War on Terrorism Should Begin at Home

Bush’s Primetime Lies Still Go Unchallenged

Saying the Obvious to Conceal the Devious

Decoding the Coders of Christ

Praying for Peace or Preying on Peace?

Remember Damadola

Guardians of the Status Quo

The Story of a United Methodist President and His Bishops and an "Incompatible" Lesbian Minister

Rhetoric in the Air; Reality on the Ground