The demons of the white evangelical past
Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Ben Carson understood evangelical anxieties and played to them. But the strategy backfired.
In 34 years in this country, I've experienced racism. But I've never felt like I feel this week.
Theological issues might be “settled” for us, but there is a big world out there that needs to hear our voices.
Frances FitzGerald gets the religious right wrong—along with the evangelical tradition generally.
Yes, it’s a Christian heresy. There are worse things.
Trump isn’t Hitler. Still, the Confessing Church models how we might respond to the new president.
There are few things scarier than genuinely and openly stepping out in pursuit of truth. It is easy to be dogmatic but it is difficult to find the humility and courage necessary to begin unsettling one’s own limited understanding for something truer and purer than what we have already known.
When an anthropologist wants to understand a culture, he or she studies its gods.
Can we begin to incorporate the best practices of decency and truth in our new media? Can we become more adept at incorporating social media into our larger plan as we hold propaganda machines accountable?
A Berkeley academic empathizes with antigovernment Louisianans.
It’s hard to ignore the crushing, emotional response from many of the evangelical movement’s leaders.
My friend in Germany called the night after the election. He was upset.
White Christians have an obligation to face white nationalism head-on.
Practice the beatitudes. Speak truth to power. Do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with God.