In episode 25 of Dangerous Dogma, Randall Balmer, a professor at Dartmouth College, talks about his new book 'Bad Faith: Race and the Rise of the Religious Right.' He also discusses his evangelical upbringing and his ministry as an Episcopal priest.
In episode 21 of Dangerous Dogma, John Fea, professor of American history at Messiah University and executive editor of Current, talks with Word&Way President Brian Kaylor about contemporary politics and how history informs our understanding of it.
Three Black men — Pete Vinegar, George Robertson, and Isaac King — were lynched in Lawrence, Kansas, on June 10, 1882. On Saturday, soil was taken from the area of the lynching and placed in jars bound for the the National Memorial for Peace and
The brick foundation of one of the nation’s oldest Black churches has been unearthed at Colonial Williamsburg, a living history museum in Virginia that continues to reckon with its past storytelling about the country’s origins and the role of Black Americans.
An exhibit on Kansas City’s gay history has been removed from the Missouri Capitol following several complaints, including from a GOP official who works in the building. Article on new controversy cites a 2017 Word&Way interview with Mike Parson.
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The broken remnants of headstones representing 55 lives — some famous, some forgotten — lay on rough wooden pallets Monday as the leaders of Virginia, Maryland and D.C. spoke of atonement.
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We explore the culture war around Critical Race Theory. We question the motives of those who started the fight, the degree that those who picked up arms actually understand what CRT is all about, and a key Christian doctrine we risk abandoning by joining the
The Evangelical Covenant Church became the latest Protestant denomination in the United States to repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery, the theological justification that allowed the discovery and domination by European Christians of lands already inhabited by Indigenous peoples.