In a recent interview with the podcast "Truth’s Table," Lecrae signaled what he called a "divorce from White Evangelicalism." John Piper responded that he is thankful for Lecrae’s resilient faith as fruit from that rift.
Despite evidence showing an acute lack of opportunity for many young people of color, many accept that their fates rise and fall based on their own effort and self-determination.
It is true that many religious traditions, including Judaism and Christianity, have seen natural disasters as divine punishment. But, as a scholar of religion, I would argue that things aren’t that simple.
Many people argue that the removal of Confederate monuments will "erase" both history and beauty from the public square, but Christians must consider the statues' ethical value before defending them.
Until recently, factual, objective reporting has been the mantra of modern journalism. But is objectivity a relevant concept in the era of fake news?
By holding a mirror up to society and reflecting its aspirations and shortcomings, alternative histories can advance our national dialogue about the legacy of slavery and the Civil War.
President Donald Trump has pardoned Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff who illegally used racial profiling to enforce immigration laws.
Charlottesville, Virginia, is expected to be the target, on August 12, of a demonstration by “alt-right” organizations planning to “stand up for white people."
Unofficial safe spaces have existed for all denominations for centuries, and self-organizing has long been a key part of anti-racist and feminist movements.
Africa is poor, but we can try to help its people. It's a simple statement, repeated through a thousand images, stories and charity appeals each year, so that it takes on the weight of truth.