November 23, 2015 / Creative Writing
A young girl tries to escape a grief-stricken home only to find that home is where her she is known most fully.
Brian Bantum is an associate professor of theology at Seattle Pacific University where he teaches and writes on Christology, anthropology, and identity. He is the author of numerous essays and chapters as well as Redeeming Mulatto: A Theology of Christian Hybridity (2010), a christological exploration of race and identity.
John Piper’s Bloodlines: Race, Cross and the Christian marks the entrance of a major American pastor into conversations about race and the church, but it also displays some problematic views of both race and Christ that ultimately work against Piper’s hopes for racial harmony.