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Grace and Social Justice

“Cheap grace is the deadly enemy of our Church.” So begins Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s compelling book The Cost of Discipleship, written as he grappled with...

On Justice

By Daniel Martins The brutal murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers on May 25 triggered an explosive response across the nation (and beyond)...

Faith Working in Love: On Christian Commitment to Social Justice

By Ian Olson Indignation has been simmering for generations, building with every act of injustice and compounded by the public’s failure to grasp the scope...

Throwback Thursday: Combating Racism in Britain in 1983

By Graham Kings In preparing for our retirement move to Cambridge later this summer, I rediscovered a paper I had written 37 years ago. I prepared...

Privilege, Prayer, & Perspective – At Gunpoint

By Peter M. Antoci At 5:50 a.m. on Memorial Day, I was still asleep in my bed, blissfully unaware that the day had already begun....

Enmity

By John Bauerschmidt Enmity is defined as “deep-seated unfriendliness accompanied by readiness to quarrel or fight; hostility; antagonism” (Funk & Wagnall’s Standard College Dictionary). As...

The Color of the Godhead

Is It Time to Remove Images of the White Jesus From Churches? "So tell me," began the tastefully dressed, middle-aged woman, to whom I had...

Blood of the Black Christ, Shed for All

By Christopher Wells All right, I was colored. It was fine. I did not know enough to be afraid or to anticipate in a concrete...

White Christian Fallacies

By Stewart Clem Every Christian I know believes that racism is a sin. Yes, there are some who claim the title “Christian” while espousing white...

Toppled Glory: Is the Removal of Confederate Statues “Erasing History”?

It has been nearly three years since a confrontation between white supremacists and counter-protestors took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the removal of a...

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