To what extent do race and class enable us all to hide behind the idea of preserving innocence? And what implications does this have for Christians?
I’ve been scrambling to survive a magazine deadline and the first week of class, but I always save at least a
Two reads and one listen that are more than worth your time. I’ll open with what I think is the
Anthony Bradley beat me to it: “The spirit of the Confedrate battle flag remains alive and well in South Carolina because conservative Republican evangelical Christians have yet to place “loving your neighborhood” ahead of a romantic idolatry of “states’ rights and the old south.” Until black people become more important than “the Southern way of life” by white Christians, who hold the state’s economic and political power, the community of discourse that produced this shooter could keep producing people who are just as evil.”
I liked last weekend’s ’roundup’ of my favorite reads on the Internets, so here’s another round. I recommend all of