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Vermont Bishop Has Faced Dissension and Racial Conflict

Shannon MacVean-Brown was consecrated just a few months before the pandemic.

Honor, Shame, and the Gospel in the American South, Part III

Previous essays in this series have explored the matrix of an honor-shame culture in American Southern history, and how the American church found itself...

Uncle Tom or New Negro? A Black Episcopalian’s Reflections on Booker T. Washington

Robert Norrell’s Up from History: The Life of Booker T. Washington (2009) was the first full-length biography of the late 19th- and early 20th-century...

Let’s Put ‘Woke’ to Rest

My social media algorithms like to put a feed in front of me featuring excerpts of “woke” Christian teachers. (I don’t name the source,...

A Priest-Educator’s Response to Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard

By Brandt Montgomery The United States Supreme Court recently released a landmark decision concerning affirmative action in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and...

The Next Two Theologies

In the summer of 2020, while city streets around the world were flooded with Black Lives Matter demonstrations, British theologian John Milbank offered a...

Sewanee Strives to Transform Its Culture

“As the Episcopal Church undergoes this reckoning with race, Sewanee’s actually quite well placed to be part of that conversation.”

Not Critical Race Theory, Just American History

Back in June, Eugene Schlesinger, the editor of Covenant, wrote a fine essay that raised questions about “Critical Race Theory” (CRT). He asked good...

After Whiteness…Where Do We Go From Here?

After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging By Willie James Jennings Eerdmans, pp. 175. $19.99 Review by Joseph Dewey Theology is caught more than taught. The potency of...

Virtue Signaling

By Charlie Clauss One of the many terms that seem to have sprung up in our current cultural moment is the pejorative “virtue signaling.” In...

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