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Deplorable Religion

This WA POST article on a small town church south of Montgomery, Alabama is troubling to say the least.

Judgment Days

Among people who actually celebrate being “deplorable” (obviously no one but Hillary ever looked up the word)–the faith perspective is almost frightening. 311 more words


Promote Unity, Not Divisiveness

India, the world’s largest democracy, is fast imitating the century-old experience of the world’s oldest democracy, the USA, where lynchings are concerned. The spokesmen and apologists of the political party which is in power at the centre and in most of the states (‘the ruling party’) where these reprehensible, horrifying incidents have taken place in the past few years, will no doubt insist that this phenomenon predates their accession to power, notwithstanding the growing frequency of these incidents since the accession to power of the ruling party, as clearly brought out in the… 1,407 more words

Public Affairs

The Paradox of Christian Discipleship (Mk. 8.22-38) II

Last Sunday we meditated on “The Paradox of Jesus’ Messianic Identity”. I said at the end that we need to understand and accept the paradox of Jesus’ messianic identity in order to understand and accept the paradox of Christian discipleship. 2,688 more words

Ida B. Wells-Barnett Was Born Today in 1862

Today marks the birthday of Ida B. Wells-Barnett — the educator and journalist who pioneered investigative reporting techniques still used today to uncover details of lynchings across the South. 333 more words


Lynching of a man in Karnatka

Neighbourhood News Desk/ Simran Nijhawan: The police have arrested around 30 people in connection with the lynching of a man in Karnataka’s Bidar district on the suspicion that he was a child-lifter. 67 more words


Day 5: Montgomery, Alabama

A little note before we begin today: I couldn’t post this until I got around some working wifi, so when I say “today,” I mean Thursday, July 12th… 631 more words

Black History

Doctor Diaries. The power of a "Mob"

Life hands us surprises. But sometimes, when the surprise is unpleasant and comes as a reward for your act of kindness, it is difficult not to crumble. 1,092 more words

Doctor Diaries