Class separation in the church
People are rightly disgusted by buildings with separate entrances for low-income residents. But churches have side-door people, too.
Resident Aliens at 25
A funny thing happened on the way to the church-as-polis: I can now imagine being a resident alien and invested in the state, in all of its glorious failing.
Denigrating "social activist churches" was central to Hauerwas and Willimon's agenda. Yet Resident Aliens revived social gospel arguments.
Fear and hope in Ferguson
"We are not afraid today," we sang as we walked. I turned to the person next to me and whispered, "That's a lie."
I once actually was a resident alien. I wonder if Hauerwas and Willimon have any clue what it means to occupy that space.
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