They heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among the trees of the garden. Then the LORD God called to the man, and said to him, “Where are you?” He […]
As mentioned, yesterday’s post was only the tip of the iceberg of Chapter 9 in The Problem of Slavery in Christian America. Thankfully, Joe Salant has followed up with the finalized audio for the whole chapter. Here’s his take on it: Within the context of systematically dismantling the claims and moral credibility of perhaps American slavery’s […]
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.
The Injustice We have lived for so long in a society that calls being locked in a cage for a period of time “justice” that it would be rocket science for many to think of any another form of punishment. Sadly, many will protest—“No justice, No peace”—when a crime is committed, yet the same people […]
I’ve been asked by a number of people to respond to an article by Erica Williams Simon titled “There are 6 Scriptures about homosexuality in the Bible. Here’s what they really say.” Here’s her introduction: “I’m the daughter of two ministers and still spend every Sunday in church, so I grew up studying the Bible […]