Dominique Gilliard, Subversive Witness: Scripture’s Call to Leverage Privilege (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2021). Stephen Preskill, Education in Black and White: Myles Horton and the Highlander Center’s Vision for Social Justice (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2021). I once asked my students at a largely white, evangelical private school whether they considered themselves privileged. […]
Justin Phillips reflects on writing about the formative communities of his life—white, southern, evangelical—and on trying to live faithfully and speak prophetically in the context of his upbringing.
Justin Phillips reviews Aaron Griffith’s God’s Law and Order and Brenda Salter McNeil’s Becoming Brave.
John Wayne, Jesus Christ, and the Question of Evangelicalism: An Interview with Kristin Kobes Du Mez
Justin Phillips and Zac Thomas Settle interview Kristin Kobes Du Mez about her book, Jesus and John Wayne.
In light of the 2016 presidential campaign, Justin Randall Phillips analyzes the ways in which American evangelicalism is the product and reflection of racial division.
Baseball was my first exposure to liturgy, my first immersion in the timekeeping of heaven.
The aftermath of bodily trauma can yield unexpected revelations about oneself and others.