New today: Local transformations, J. B. Stump reviews Benjamin Jantzen, on not praying for a while after Charleston
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Local transformations, by the editors. We need more than a national conversation about race and policing. We need spiritual and political change at the local level.
J. B. Stump reviews Benjamin C. Jantzen’s book An Introduction to Design Arguments. Many people have an intuition that the natural world shows purpose, order, or providence. Jantzen does a marvelous job analyzing the attempts to turn that intuition into arguments.
With regard to Charleston, by Crystal St. Marie Lewis. I watched my Twitter timeline fill with calls for prayer, all while realizing that we don’t need to talk with God about white supremacy, racism, or gun control. We need to be talking with one another.
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