Empires and Mangers
Two Worlds Collide
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
From The Red Summer To Today: The Lived Experiences Of This Generation (Planting The Wind; Harvesting The Whirlwind, Part 3)
This is the third in a series on the history of slavery and racism in the United States. In Part One, "1619 To The Civil War: Slavery B...
Emancipation To the Great Migration: Jim Crow, Reconstruction And Sundown Towns (Planting The Wind; Harvesting the Whirlwind, Part 2)
T his is the second in a series on the history of slavery and racism in the United States. From 1619 To Emancipation Emancipation To the G...
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
From 1619 To Emancipation (Planting The Wind; Harvesting The Whirlwind, Part 1)
We learn some important things about how we, the followers of Jesus, ought to be present in the world simply by looking at how Jesus was pre...
Monday, May 31, 2021
Thinking From Behind A COVID-19 "Veil Of Ignorance"
(a thought experiment inspired by John Rawls) John Rawls (1921-2002) argued that we could determine just ethical principles by seeing what...
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
MemeTalk: Are We Being Conditioned To View Freedom As Selfish?
I've been seeing this commentary on life during COVID-19 pop up on social media. It got lots of virtual applause, and why not? Who doesn...
Monday, May 24, 2021
Living In Fear Or Faith? COVID-19 Edition
Person A wears a mask all the time, social distances, and sanitizes because they do not want to get the coronavirus. Person B takes Vitamin...
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
The Life, History, and Unparalleled Sufferings of John Jea, The African Preacher. Compiled and Written by Himself (1811)
I recently purchased African American Readings Of Paul: Reception, Resistance, and Transformation , by Lisa M. Bowens, Emerson B. Powery and...
Sunday, April 11, 2021
Three Anti-COVID Vaccination Arguments I Understand (But Don’t Necessarily Agree With), One I Kind of Do, and One I Don’t
THE THREE ARGUMENTS I UNDERSTAND “The COVID-19 vaccine is morally compromised.” Christians (such as myself) have consistently wrestled w...
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