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Public Theology

Disingenuous Evangelicals and a Progressive Christian Case for Reparations

Billy Honor | Posted 08.09.2014 | Religion
Billy Honor

Though there have been many Christian reparations advocates over the years, there has been no significant Christian movement for reparations in the US. I find this sad.

African American Churches and the Neglected Public Minister

Billy Honor | Posted 05.07.2014 | Religion
Billy Honor

Today, given the myriad of social issues that plague African-American communities we are desperately in need of more pastors who are committed to the public theological and intellectual tradition.

Political Religion Mangles Politics And Religion

Charles Redfern | Posted 01.19.2013 | Religion
Charles Redfern

We're beyond the mere need for civil discourse. Our minds are askew. We actually believe our own rhetoric as an article of faith. We no longer know how to talk because we no longer know how to think.

5 Reasons To Stop Calling Things 'God's Plan'

Rev. Adam J. Copeland | Posted 09.19.2012 | Religion
Rev. Adam J. Copeland

George Zimmerman, a Florida neighborhood watch member charged with the murder of Trayvon Martin in Florida, used it this week in an interview with Sean Hannity. But the phrase and accompanying dangerous theology is bigger than Zimmerman.

Rev. Wright Redux: A Conversation Worth Having

Rev. Adam J. Copeland | Posted 07.17.2012 | Religion
Rev. Adam J. Copeland

As the political camps throw mud this week over a super PAC ad campaign that hasn't even run, close your eyes and dream for a moment about an America that rose to the occasion.