An account of the Atlantic slave trade, from 1518-1865 reveals the callous disregard for the life and humanity of blacks created in the image of God.
Tara Isabella Burton identifies a myth that shapes our world. That our true humanity is in creating ourselves as we wish and finding ways to have everyone see us that way.
Two extracts from my reading: On coffee & Capitalism, and on Kraft Mac & Cheese.
Three brief extracts: young adults can’t read or write cursive; hatred breeds gullibility; and insight on state lotteries.
Even parts of creation that seem unproductive and wasteful, like swamps, are the Lord’s and vital in the orderly planet he made.
Three brief extracts: how Christians & non-Christians see us; French social thermalism; and the difference in sermons at Pearl Harbor and 9/11.
In Being Consumed, William Cavanaugh uses St Augustine and the Eucharist to challenge Christians to live faithfully in the free market.
As Greg Grooms shows in a review of the movie, Mr Jones, this is not the first time in history that the accusation of “fake news” confused truth and lies.
In our politicized world we are tempted to paint dire predictions of the future if the wrong party, candidate or policy wins. Christians need to distinguish between the apocalyptic and the merely tragic.