Denying Denial (Week 2 #ReclaimHolyWeek #BlackLivesMatter)

The second week of Lent begins today.1 It is this week that Christians are encouraged to practice some form of self-denial (Lk 9:23). Denying oneself has nothing to do with Continue Reading →

Ashes (Week 1 #ReclaimHolyWeek #BlackLivesMatter)

For those in the Christian tradition, today marks the beginning of Lent. For the next 7 weeks, Restoring Pangea will be offering weekly reflections during the Lenten season as a resource Continue Reading →

YHWH Takes Sides

NOTE: This post was written by one of our guest bloggers, Nathaniel Grimes. For more from Nathaniel, be sure to check out his page. “I assure you that there were Continue Reading →

My Trip to St. Louis (i.e. My Overtly Religious Musings)

NOTE 11/7/14: I originally wrote this post after a group of friends and I made a trip to Ferguson for the Weekend of Resistance. Recently, I caught wind of a cool Continue Reading →

So That No One Would Laugh at the Church Pt. 3

Slavery, Lynching and Memphis Terrorizing the “other” for the sake of “peace” has played a large role in the formation of the United States. Since its beginnings, the U.S. has forced Continue Reading →

So That No One Would Laugh at the Church Pt. 2

Messianism, Drones and San Salvador Nationalism and messianic violence are two sides of the same coin. Stated differently, the belief in one’s nation as “chosen” or “set apart” encourages a Continue Reading →

So That No One Would Laugh at the Church Pt. 1

Intro “While I am pope,” said Pius XI, “no one will laugh at the church.”[1] During Pius XI’s papacy, the temptation to retract this statement would have, at times, looked Continue Reading →