John Edgar Wideman counters the official record of Emmett Till’s father with a more empathetic version.
In offering another refugee his citizenship, Chuong Nguyen is not submitting a transactional sort of sacrifice. He is giving a gift of selfless love.
Be an activist. But approach it with intention, care, and clear limits.
American liberty has been corrupted, and it’s up to us to restore it.
“We weren’t trying to break the law. We were offering humanitarian assistance.”
Bonhoeffer is speaking to his social context, which is shaped by Nazi propaganda. But what he interrogates in Of Folly parallels our current discourse labeled as post-truth or alternative facts.
Yes, it’s a Christian heresy. There are worse things.
In Greece, I saw people offer what little they had to share: child care, use of their showers, food.
“It’s one thing to say you support a two-state solution. It’s another thing to go to Israel and study Judaism.”
White Christians supported Trump by large margins. They should be careful what they accept in return.