Responding to Colonialism

Responding to Colonialism

The movement to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day challenges Christians like me to confront my own faith tradition’s complex history and, at times, complicity with empire. As a student of and participant in Christian mission, I feel that burden acutely; but I also...
Women, Inequality and Feminism

Women, Inequality and Feminism

There are still people everywhere who believe there’s no longer any issue regarding the status of women. Widespread is the belief that today, at least in democratic countries, women enjoy full equality with men. As well, for many, feminism is a bad word, politically...
Why Amnesia Is No Virtue and Nostalgia Is No Use

Why Amnesia Is No Virtue and Nostalgia Is No Use

Bodily autonomy’s centrality to the existence of liberty is genetically encoded in my memory, in my very being. I reflect on a profound irony of two starkly contrasting events that took place in the same week. A son of Texas, a descendant of former slaves finally...