Until Black Women’s Lives Matter

Until Black Women’s Lives Matter

I can hear helicopters circling over my city as I write these words. It’s a few hours after the attorney general’s announcement about Breonna Taylor here in Louisville. Sickness settles in my stomach as I begin to digest the news that one officer was indicted because...

Will Bible Classes Work in Public Schools?

I’m not against the Bible. I’m an ordained Baptist minister, professor of biblical studies, academic dean of a theological seminary and a lifelong student of the Bible. I’m also enough of a skeptic to worry that religious fervor and political...

Kentucky Bill Calls for Bible Lit Classes

Senate Bill 142 is making its way through the Kentucky legislature. More popularly known as the “Bible bill,” it follows the success of a Texas initiative to allow the teaching of the Bible as literature, with a special focus on tracing its influence in...