Whites Don’t Get to Define Christianity for Others

Whites Don’t Get to Define Christianity for Others

“By some amazing but vastly creative spiritual insight the slave undertook the redemption of a religion that the master had profaned in his midst.” That insightful quote by Howard Thurman popped up again recently in Jennifer Butler’s new book, Who Stole My Bible? It...

9 Observations about Danger of Civil Religion

Worship is a political act. But whose politics? America’s national story and societal landscape are politically vibrant and interlaced with religious and, at times, biblical themes. The messages and symbols of nationalism have frequently incorporated various...

God and Country

“Beside the rivers of the Potomac we sat and wept at the memory of our homeland, leaving our conga drums by the palm trees…. ‘Sing,’ they said, “some Mambo.” How can we sing our rumba in a pagan land? Mi patria, if I forget you, may my...