In their book, Taking America Back for God, sociologists Andrew Whitehead and Samuel Perry define Christian nationalism as “a cultural framework – a collection of myths, traditions, symbols, narratives, and value systems – that idealizes and advocates a fusion of Christianity with American civic life.” Continue reading What’s Unchristian About Christian Nationalism?
“The life of a nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous.” Fredrick Douglass Blackout: The effort to systematically erase memories of national history. This February, during Black history month, classrooms across the country are at risk … Continue reading The February Theme is entitled Blackout.
On January 6, 2021, I was in quarantine, after testing positive for COVID-19. I read and watched TV to pass the time. After flipping to CNN, I began to see early reports of the insurrection at the Capitol. I saw the … Continue reading Déjà Vu: The Recycling of the Confederate Flag