Politics: Where Do We Go From Here?
At its root, politics is not even really about addressing the latest national controversy or advancing a particular agenda, but about bringing us together as citizens to do what we can’t do on our own.Sam Elder | MIT et Spiritus | Fall 2016
Do Ethnic Communities Have a Place in Christianity?
When I was exposed to different faith traditions and practices in college, I found myself doubting aspects of my home church that I had previously been so fond of.Amos Jeng | The Hopkins Dialectic | Spring 2017
Postmodernism and the Paradox of Tolerance
Postmodernism conflates truth and personhood, and in doing so confines the person to a state of perpetual insecurity and vulnerability. It is this fear of violence that prevents modern persons from recognizing the inherent dignity of their peers.Joshua Tseng-Tham | The Dartmouth Apologia | Spring 2017
Breaking Christians’ Silence on Racism
In the wake of Michael Brown’s shooting in August 2014, there was a noticeable dearth of active, grassroots Christian involvement in the racial conversation in Ferguson, Missouri and the rest of the United States.Jessica Tong | The Dartmouth Apologia | Spring 2015
A Papal Perspective on Community
Pope Francis has made much news, in particular, because of his unique approach towards religious and non-religious communities around the world.Tony Farias | Swarthmore Peripateo | Fall 2013
Tolerance and Social Hope
Both the left and the right are unhappy with tolerance. No one wants to tolerate because that implies being loose with one’s values; no one wants to be tolerated because that means being regarded as deficient in some way.Jonathan Lin | Princeton Revisions |