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god - blake

art | Religion and Literature | prophets

The Christian Who Was a Church of One

In a world that seems to me to offer precious little of the mantle of prophecy, I offer you William Blake....

February 17, 2022
frieze of prophets

prophets | #blacklivesmatter | Donald Trump

Time in a Prophetic Frame

Many voices in America today claim the mantle of prophecy; the differences between them are illuminating...

February 22, 2021

#blacklivesmatter | Hebrew Bible | prophets

A Legal Perversion of Justice

Breonna Taylor's death and the lawlessness of law and order...

October 19, 2020


Still Searching for a Usable Future

Contemplating religion's role today in predicting and projecting possible futures...

February 10, 2020

#blacklivesmatter | Cornel West | hope | prophets | W. E. B. DuBois

Cornel West and the Principle of Hope

It is worth taking the time to listen to W. E. B. Du Bois’s words from his own mouth. There are dozens of examples on the web of Du Bois addressing the Negro problem, breaking down his Marxist analysis of slavocracy, or advocating for the unity of po...

March 8, 2018