Conservative Christianity would like us to believe that God wants faithful Christians to repress and demean women’s self-expression and sexuality “for their own good.” One example comes from the now disgraced Evangelical pastor, Mark Driscoll, who blamed women for their husbands’ infidelity because they weren’t sexy enough and had “let themselves go.” This is bullying … More God’s Bully? Trump and the Christian Right
I am a white Christian seminary student and I recognize that a society that privileges me just because I am white is a dangerous and sinful society. White privilege is getting often unearned benefits from society. It is sinful when it harms people of color and contributes to their deaths. The often lethal opposite … More Trump, Pence, and Privilege
Like much of America’s history, in fiction and non-fiction, Donald Trump’s vision for America is whitewashed, that is, it seems to him and his followers that the white race is the only race that has mattered in the past and the only race that deserves to matter in the future. A Trumpian vision for America … More Hamilton, Trump, and Whitewashing
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