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?
Those forces of opposition to the Dream find their strength through delay, whether Dr. Martin Luther King’s Dream, The Dreamers (young first-generation sons and daughters of immigrants), the Native American belief that Life is one big Dream, or the American Dream itself. The January issue and the first … Continue reading The January Theme: Pathways to Healing the Shattered Dream
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