Pride: A Virtue All Underdogs Can Embrace

Pride: A Virtue All Underdogs Can Embrace

LGBTQ+ rights aside, the word pride has never held much of a good reputation within Christianity. Pride is named among the “seven deadly sins” or “capital vices,” and of all seven, theologians have often said pride takes the cake and is the deadliest of them. Pride,...
Unlearned Lessons about Religion and Power

Unlearned Lessons about Religion and Power

While recently watching a mini-series on the famed English monarch, King Henry VIII, it was impossible not to notice the continuing thread of intermingled power, religion and corruption. While historical fiction allowed for great liberties with the storylines, the...
Can Christianity Be Saved?

Can Christianity Be Saved?

In his recent book, His Truth Is Marching On, historian Jon Meacham recalls a childhood story about the late U.S. congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis. Lewis grew up outside of Troy, Alabama, where the church became a central part of his life. Lewis looked...