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Confederate flag | racism | democracy | politics

Toppling History?

A reflection on the debate about Confederate monuments and the enduring truths that ought to guide us

July 15, 2020

Emanuel AME Church | Charleston | Bible study | Dylann Roof | Manifesto of Hate | Confederate flag | Hannah Arendt | natality | civil society | forgiveness | mercy | Gospels | Noah

The Bedrock of Civil Society? Mercy in the Face of Death

Death stalks the schools, cinemas, and churches of America. Not a day passes without some report of a madman killing innocent people and then turning his weapon on himself or cowardly fleeing the scene of the suffering he has sown.   Most of the ti...

July 9, 2015