White Americans aren’t the Israelites; we’re the Egyptians. Maybe we should follow their lead.
Five new books about myths and narratives that shape religion in the United States
Reparations for their descendants are a necessary, imperfect beginning.
We need structural change. We also need to be willing to be personally undone.
White Too Long envisions the hope that could follow recognition and repentance.
Esau McCaulley’s book reclaims what the Black church has always known.
It utterly reshaped the country’s religious landscape.
Has Paul been unfairly judged?
Faith shaped by migration, diaspora, and slavery
When people’s value is reduced to their economic contributions, they are dehumanized.
A literary look at the walls that protect us—and keep us captive
Should scripture inform our ethics? How, and which parts?
African American spirituality and God’s act of solidarity
No one has done more to transform the language for thinking about America’s racial past.
No full reparation for slavery can ever be made. We should try anyway.