May 28, 2020

White evangelicals were not unique in utterly failing the moral test of the Civil Rights Movement. But for white evangelicals, this collapse of moral authority was especially traumatic because it shattered their essential sense of identity.  Read more

May 26, 2020

If you want to understand how the religious right rose as a backlash reaction to the Civil Rights Movement, read Randall Balmer. If you want to see what that looks like, in practice, read that David French column. Read more

May 21, 2020

“We need new ways of thinking about how to live with, and against, ontologies as threatening to our common life as this woman’s is, before she kills us all.” Read more

May 20, 2020

“Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.” — Romans 12:15 Read more

May 12, 2020

“If Costco can reopen safely, why not Illinois churches, Gov. Pritzker?” Ed Stetzer asks in a column for Religion News Service. It’s as bad as it sounds. Read more

May 6, 2020

“I’m fighting for you, and a blue-eyed Jesus America first The rest get the pieces” Read more

May 2, 2020

Do we have the universal testing capacity that would allow us to responsibly ease our stay-at-home policies? No. Not even close. But we’ve grown tired of keeping this up. Read more

May 2, 2020

Ask anybody over the age of 10 in Vermont and they can tell you a Bernie story. This is their first-hand account of one of the times they’ve met him, because everyone up there has. It’s a small town of a state. Read more

April 29, 2020

“This is our natural condition, yet always the most contrary to our inclination; we burn with desire to find a steadfast place and an ultimate fixed basis whereon we may build a tower to reach the infinite. But our whole foundation breaks up, and earth opens to the abysses.” Read more

April 24, 2020

Women, the authors teach, are evil, casting their wicked spells on helpless men, filling their innocent male minds with a sinful lust. And the only defense, according to the authors, is a protective shield of raw misogyny. Read more

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