Before the election, we were already living in a partisan and divided country. Republicans and Democrats not only disagreed about policies, but many also doubted the good intentions of partisan opponents.
Book Review: Roger Williams and The Creation of the American Soul
Summary: A study of the life of Roger Williams focusing on the intellectual influences upon Williams, his journey to Massachusetts, banishment and founding of Rhode Island, and his signal ideas of freedom of conscience and government by consent of the governed.
After the Election Part 2: Diversity and Unity this Thanksgiving Holiday
This election season has challenged and strained relationships. Nearly four-in-ten Americans report the election has led to tensions with friends and families. This Thanksgiving week, how can we reconcile and restore our relationships when we reunite with family and friends?
The Week After: Post-Election Series Introduction
The election is over. Now what? In this series, I will use Romans 12 to frame reflections of this presidential campaign and hopefully encourage us to live faithfully as we return to the “ordinary time” of the American political calendar.
Book Review: One Nation Under God
Summary: Explores whether and how it is appropriate for Christians in the American context to engage in politics, how one brings one’s faith into this, and applies this to seven contemporary issues.