Against (Our Own) Heresies
[Heresy] starts with a narrow selective reading of scripture that is then over-emphasized and serves as a tangential point for one’s own desires.Erik Johnson | MIT et Spiritus | Spring 2018
What Did Jesus Say About Ethnocentrism?
For brevity, I’ll also focus on only one component of racism, called ethnocentrism: the belief that one’s own ethnic culture is superior and/or favored by God.Sam Elder | MIT et Spiritus | Spring 2018
Living in a Secular Age
In the end, secularity is a broadening of people’s experiences with where they locate meaning. From this lens, secularity doesn’t look so much like a good or bad thing, but more as an opportunity.Noah Black | The Vanderbilt Synesis | Fall 2017
War and Peace in Christian Tradition
What are some wise insights and necessary points of reflection that we, Christian or not, should take heed of when confronted with violence, war and the question of justice?Erik Johnson | MIT et Spiritus | Fall 2016