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Recommended Reading: July 25-31

If you read one article this week, engage Witness by Peter Leithart.

If you have more reading this weekend, check out the following selections below from around the blogosphere. 210 more words

Theology

Day 3: White Privilege and the Eye of the Needle Through Which White Christians Must Pass to Enter Heaven

Tender Readers,

I thought I would share with y’all my recent guest blog post on another Word Press Blog, this one a Christian blog based in Africa, where I was asked to talk about racism as a spiritual problem.   43 more words

Anne Babson

The Power of Adults Over Children: Oppressive or Liberative?

At the recommendation of the wonderful Christy Sims, I recently read Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz’s seminal book, Mujerista Theology: A Theology for the Twenty-First Century.  1,890 more words

American Christianity

Withdrawing From The World II

According to Rod Dreher and other proponents of “The Benedict Option”, the Supreme Court’s marriage decision represents the end of the synthesis between Christian America and Liberal America. 985 more words

Culture

A Conversation on: How Should We Live in Light of the SCOTUS Ruling on Marriage? (PART 2)

A couple of week ago we discussed the ruling by SCOTUS concerning marriage and how we ought to think about this issue.  In part 2 of this segment we discuss more practical concerns on how one ought to live in light of this ruling.  28 more words

Religion And Practice

Fair Warning

I am always impressed by how well the English use their language. For example, American auctioneers typically say “Going once, going twice, sold!” The English say “Fair warning!” In both cases when the gavel comes down the transaction is settled. 1,985 more words

The Dirty Necessity of Deconstructing David Hayward's Apology

Today David Hayward, the facilitator of the online community The Lasting Supper and satirical religious cartoonist known as the “Naked Pastor,” issued a “statement and apology.” 1,710 more words

American Christianity