Are Christianity and social justice incompatible? Or are they deeply integrated in ways that many Americans have forgotten or ignored? According to Robert Chao Romero, author of the new book Brown Church, Christians have much to learn from a 500 year history of Latina/o social justice, theology, and identity that even many Latina/os are unfamiliar with.
How does God use the migration process to extend His grace in its many forms?
How have Christian teachings on gratitude added basic ideas to the founding of Enlightenment institutions and the modern world we live in?
What does it mean to be part of a global religion, and how can we make sense of the diverse missions, values, and politics of that belonging? How can we as Christians better understand what it means to follow Jesus in a world that is more connected than ever before? After four days in St Louis for the Urbana conference, I feel closer to the heart of those questions than ever before.
How can Christians decide when to be involved in conflict, and how can they know when to stop? In the past two years, Christians in Ukraine have faced all of these. How have they responded?