Listening

Race and Faith: A Conversation

Jemar Tisby, in his book The Color of Compromise: The Truth About the American Church’s Complicity in Racism, offers a number of To-Dos in his chapter The Fierce Urgency of Now. One is simple: Do Something. After a bit of an absence, Patheological returns with that in mind. … Continue reading

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I Want to Talk With, Not To/At, People Outside the Church

Conversation is an art. Many experience serial monologues masquerading as conversation. One of the distinctions may be discovered in the preposition. Rarely does a person walk away satisfied they have been heard if the conversation is described as having talked to or at.… Continue reading

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(De)Colonizing the Mind or, Entering the Fray If Only for a Moment

Should females be formed by their association with males? It is not uncommon to hear certain discussions of gender roles and relationships follow ideologically from the reference to human origins in Genesis, “She will be called a woman because from a man she was taken.”… Continue reading

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