December 29, 2020

“Vote Christian” is how very nice White Baptists in Georgia say “Vote Against the Jew.” Plus: “conservative” as a one-way ratchet, and a song for January. Read more

December 29, 2020

“Remove the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil, learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow.” Read more

December 28, 2020

White evangelicals used to believe that revival would bring us closer to justice. They don’t even pretend to believe that anymore. Plus: Six Degrees of Mark Meadows. Read more

December 24, 2020

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick owes my lieutenant governor $3 million in Sheetz and Wawa gift cards. Read more

December 23, 2020

I’m still not convinced the idea of a “Cosmopolitan vs. Populist” framework clarifies more than it confuses. Read more

December 23, 2020

Our English versions of the Bible have literally translated justice out of the text. But, oddly, Latin-obsessed traditionalists seem even LESS amenable to iustitia. Read more

December 21, 2020

2020 exit polls confirm what Frederick Douglass said. Plus: The Guardians of Photoshop, an appalling small sample, and Q-Anon romance. Read more

December 20, 2020

The virus isn’t culture. It’s nature. And when all you’ve got is an “Us vs. Them” framework, you’re unprepared to deal with Us vs. It. Read more

December 17, 2020

Five years ago, Wheaton College — a pillar of cautious, institutional white evangelicalism — went full Trump. I didn’t see that coming. Dr. Hawkins did. Read more

December 15, 2020

It turns out the question is never really “Who shaves the barber?” It’s “Who is my neighbor?” Read more




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