Wendell Griffen reflects on the hypocrisy of President Joe Biden condemning Russia for a “premeditated war” against Ukraine when the U.S. is engaged in “premeditated” acts of violence on a regular basis.
Since at least the George Floyd summer of marches and demonstrations against police killings of unarmed Black men, evangelical leaders have been echoing the broader alarm about the divisions they say that wokeness, critical race theory, and other social justice ideas visit on American society.
In episode 36 of Dangerous Dogma, Lisa Sharon Harper, author of Fortune: How Race Broke My Family and the World — and How to Repair It All, talks about her new book on history, racism, and her family. She also discusses the importance of truth-telling, reparations,
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 this edition of A Public Witness we slide into the cultural battle sparked by the World Series to highlight how this moment provides both Christians and our larger society a chance to reckon with an ugly past.
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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In episode 9 of Dangerous Dogma, author and activist Lisa Sharon Harper, president of FreedomRoad.us, talks about racism, U.S. history, critical race theory, and the '1619 Project.'
The United Church of Christ kicked off its Special Edition General Synod on Sunday by passing a resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. Delegates to the mainline denomination’s biennial meeting are meeting virtually this year.
The Pew Research Center released its results of a massive study looking at sermons preached ahead of the 2020 election. In this bonus issue of A Public Witness, we will briefly outline what Pew discovered and what it could teach us about preaching politics.
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