Empire vs. Kingdom: Why Dr. Larycia Hawkins is Turning the Other Cheek

Wheaton College’s Challenge for 2016 Wheaton College’s provost, Stanton L. Jones, is under a lot of pressure right now due to the recent debacle his College has found themselves in, Continue Reading →

“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 →

Why I Won’t Share the Video of Walter Scott’s Murder

We’ve all seen the video. Despicable. Deplorable. Damnable. Michael T. Slager murdered Walter Scott–It’s as simple as that. But, I cannot help but be slightly disturbed at the rate in Continue Reading →

Blundering Into the Truth: Ravi Zacharias, Barack Obama and The National Prayer Breakfast

In one of the very few times it has ever happened, the President of the United States allowed his seat to be used to admit something wrong happened in the name 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. 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 →