Few Americans may believe in witches—or in a Puritan God. Yet The Witch explores human impulses that are still with us.
To meet others as God meets us—prickly and imprecise and difficult though we may sometimes be—is a kind of grace.
If it wasn’t for courageous women that dared to see beyond the lies.
Balancing political realism with an openness to grace is not easy. But Arendt and Kiess propose just such a balance, so that “politics becomes the art of being born.”
Efforts to avoid the term proof are mistaken—both as a reading of Aquinas and as a broader claim about whether God exists.
"Narcissists can be inspiring. Whether they are creative or destructive depends on their philosophy."
Each year I ask my students to devise arguments for God. They respond less like well diggers than like beachcombers, gathering bits of evidence.
Last week, God’s Not Dead 2 hit the nation’s movie screens. The sequel to the 2014 sleeper hit tells the story of Grace Wesley, a high school teacher dragged into court for talking about Jesus in her classroom. The movie imagines a hostile government bent on rooting out any trace of religion in public life. As the prosecuting attorney threatens, “We’re going to prove once and for all that God is dead.” The timing of this film’s release may have been intentional.
In John's prologue, the incarnate Word is the God of creative address.
Join me in June for Duke Divinity's 'Summer Institute for Reconciliation' to learn together how we can subvert the currents of racial hierarchy and racism that permeate our lives.