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

December 14, 2020

Adopting secular terminology for what was then — and still is — a pervasively religious crusade, has caused most of us to forget, or to refuse to see, how the politics of Redemption/Jim Crow were inseparable from the white Christianity that fueled them. Read more

December 11, 2020

“Innocent” malice, an epic two points, an Advent hymn, and the depraved indifference of Dave Ramsey. Read more

December 9, 2020

I have learned that I probably wouldn’t make it as a member of the Queen’s Guard at Buckingham Palace. Read more

December 7, 2020

We don’t need to wonder “what has become of Eric Metaxas?” or wring our hands lamenting “O, what a noble mind is here o’erthrown!” This is who he’s been for years now. Read more

December 3, 2020

White American Christianity took shape thanks to two things that had suddenly become available in every Christian home in the English colonies of the New World: Bibles and slaves. 1611 and 1619. Read more

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