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Image of US Flag Torn in Half Like A Broken Boat on the Ocean
Why the U.S. Is Uniquely Divided: Engaging a Scholar from New Zealand
My last column for BNG, “Covid Wars,” offered a lament over our divided nation. It did ...
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COVID Wars: Lament over a Broken, Divided nation
I was talking with a senior Mercer University colleague yesterday about the divisions engulfing our nation ...
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On Afghanistan, There Were No Innocent Choices Available
There were no morally unambiguous options, no innocent choices, facing President Joe Biden when it came ...
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On this Anniversary of the Atomic Bomb, How Shall Christians Think about U.S. Foreign Policy?
I write this post on Aug. 6, the 76th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of ...
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On the Collapse of Christianity into Politics
A friend sent me this piece in Salon, posted under the provocative title, “How Evangelicals Abandoned Christianity and ...
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Love him or hate him, but at least Joe Biden has returned us to a ‘normal’ presidency; can it last?
It has been a wonderful relief to many of us to encounter the sheer normality of ...

Kingdom Ethics Podcast

Discussions of Ethics, Leadership, and World Issues from a Christian perspective distinctly informed by the teachings found in the Sermon on the Mount, with co-hosts David Gushee and Jeremy Hall.

A Covid-19 Lament

Sep 16, 2021

Afghanistan 8/19/21

Aug 19, 2021

The Truth Needs a Comeback

Aug 18, 2021

Kingdom as Narrative Framework

Aug 11, 2021


Jul 19, 2021

Covenant Love

Jul 2, 2021
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