I wish I would have saved the Facebook post I saw the other day, something to the effect of, “There ought to be an award for people who criticize the most without actually reading the article.” Social media, with its barrage of headlines, blurbs, and limited characters, seems to temp people’s reflexes more than their […]
A gentleman asked me a question recently that somewhat stumped me, and the fact that it stumped me startled me a bit. After several of my articles on race issues, and knowing I was to be speaking at the Providential History Festival last August, the black pastor asked if he could be the one to […]
In this third presentation at the 2016 Providential History Festival, I expand upon the previous two discussions to discuss how many in America attempted to maintain a racist hegemony through a series of laws designed to enforce segregation and disenfranchisement. These “Jim Crow” laws are rarely given a biblical analysis, and we rarely discuss the input from […]
This is my second lecture given at this year’s Providential History Festival in Omaha. Much of this information will also feature in a book on American slavery and racism coming out next year.
I have waited a few days to publish these comments in order to let the hype die down, reality sink in, and the tectonic plates to settle back into place. Now that there is a bit more calm—riots and fire not withstanding—here are a few notes on the 2016 election. I was not surprised by […]
I recommend you read this long article, “A Libertarian Icon’s Descent into Racist Pseudoscience,” for at least a couple reasons: First, it exposes a soft underbelly of certain segments of the secular (although many hold the same beliefs while professing to be Christians, Romans Catholics, etc.) libertarian world. This is a latent, or sometimes purposeful […]