Dual Citizenship: What Does It Mean to be a Christian and a Citizen of the United States?

One of my Facebook friends posted a rather bizarre photo a couple of years ago. He and his sons professed a fervent evangelical Christian faith and also a strong dedication to the “Tea Party” political ideologies of very limited government and few taxes. They are also strong proponents of constitutional originalism. The picture he posted […]

The violence of alienation

“A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.” -Proverbs 18:2- “We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together Headpiece filled with straw. Alas! Our dried voices, when  We whisper together Are quiet and meaningless As wind in dry grass” -“The Hollow Men,” T.S. Eliot-   […]

Should we topple the white Jesus?

As an Artist, Arts & Religion Scholar, Christian, and Hispanic who has been vocal about racial issues, I immediately started receiving messages and comments from friends about Shaun King‘s recently tweeted argument that statues of white Jesus should be removed. Mr. King’s contention is that they are icons of white supremacy.  I both agree and […]

Tournament of Artists 2020:7

Faith on View readers get to vote for their favorite artists. Enjoy! You can see the records for the entire tournament HERE.  The winners of Round 2020:6 were Joseph M. W. Turner, Paolo Veronese, Hieronymus Bosch, Albrecht Dürer, Claude Lorraine, Franz Kline, and Auguste Rodin.Round 2020:7 brings 14 artists, 7 matches, to you for your votes. Vote for you […]

Repenting of corporate sin rather than embracing Pathological Individualism

Last night, I read an article titled, “Why I stopped talking about racial reconciliation and started talking about white supremacy.” This article talks a bit about the pathological individualism of white theology. This is something I have thought a lot about over the last few years. We, in the United States, tend to interpret everything in […]

The problem with racism today is people don’t know they are racist.

When many people think of racism, all they think about are things like slavery, lynchings, and Jim Crow. We think about things like in the sign above where people are intentionally equating Blacks and Mexicans with dogs. This sort of overt personal race-based bigotry is particularly repugnant.  Most people today find this sort of overt […]

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