Protest

George Floyd | Race and religion | racism | #blacklivesmatter | protests

Protest and the Raging Messianic

How do our responses to pestilence and protest reflect the value of human life in our religious imagination?

June 5, 2020
MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. | protests | George Floyd | Race and religion

Asking the Right Questions about Riots

Contemplating the questions we should and shouldn't be asking about riots by looking to the example of Martin Luther King Jr.

June 4, 2020
flag

George Floyd | Race and religion | protests | iconoclasm

Protests, Looting, and Iconoclasm

Considering how Christian acts of iconoclasm may illuminate the aims and effects of property damage and looting during protests

June 4, 2020
Art

art | George Floyd | Race and religion

We Need Art to Help Us Heal, Now More than Ever

An invitation to process pain and to heal through the viewing and contemplation of contemporary Black art

June 4, 2020
Vandals

George Floyd | Race and religion | protests

Vandals and the Hands of Christ in the World

Exploring what Christian theology might have to say about the looting and vandalism that has accompanied many protests around the country

June 4, 2020
clock

Coronavirus | Augustine of Hippo

Time in Coronatide: Why We’re Not Actually Living in Groundhog Day

Exploring how our experience of time is altered by the pandemic and what reflecting on ‘pandemic time’ (with some help from Augustine) might teach us

May 28, 2020
liberty

politics | religious ethics

Liberty Divided

Exploring the battle over one of the nation's founding ideals

May 25, 2020
Obama

Civil Religion | Coronavirus

Commencement 2020: Let the Adulting Begin

What do this year's graduation ceremonies, hallmark rituals of American civil religion, reveal about the state of our collective soul?

May 21, 2020