“Summer Syllabus” Pt. 1 (Titles, Introductions and Page Numbers)

For those interested, these are the books, authors and essays I plan to read this Summer. Yes, it’s April and I am already gettin’ pumped about having time off of Continue Reading →

Body Politics: Tortured Bodies, Black Bodies and the Resurrected Body

It has been a tumultuous month here in the United States. Not only has a dark shadow been cast over U.S. policing but now we have been alerted of yet 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. 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 →

God Bless America

Ignoring challenging passages in the Bible is perfectly fine. We have to be realistic. God understands that we will never be able to live up to some of the Biblical Continue Reading →