Politics

The Politics of Anger

2008 was a year of visceral hope and political change. The election of Barack Obama completed a pop culture movement that had swept the...

Twitter, Trump, and Thoughtfulness

Why attention and presence matter to political and Christian formation in an age of convenience According to the Media Insight Project, Facebook is the...

What If I Don’t Feel the Bern? Civil Friendship Across The Aisle

“There’s a Bernie table downstairs.” My friends speak of our opposition. Uttered in scornful tones, these words haughtily address the presence of Bernie-supporting peers in our...

An Evangelical Take on Fighting Terrorism

Recently, after a lengthy discussion with my older sister, I sent her a link to the CIA Scholarship program for my oldest niece to...

Why Safety Is Not A Virtue: Mistaking Political Values for Moral Virtues

In the news a few weeks ago, there was a harrowing story that illustrated religious peace between Christians and Muslims. Islamic militants from Somalia...