Here’s a round-up of some recent pieces addressing political and other forms of ideological polarization.
A study found U.S. journalism to be much less impartial than that in other parts of the world
Clean and Unclean. Worthy and unworthy. Accepted and unaccepted. Our churches have had a habit of all to quickly throwing everyone and anyone into one binary or the next. But this is not the gospel of Jesus.
Sometimes draconian laws that move to one extreme may lead groups that were at loggerheads to see the need to make common cause with one another around things they have in common, but which they may not have seen as clearly when they thought of themselves as the only two camps.
Steve Black offered a “non-manifesto manifesto” for the excluded middle, or rather the “both/and.”
Thoughts from a church whose Black Lives Matter sign keeps getting stolen.