In response to the earthquake’s devastation in Haiti, the church must look to its constitutive story—the cross and resurrection of Jesus—in order to speak and act faithfully in solidarity with those who are suffering.
In this interview, nurse and aid worker Brooke James recounts her experiences in Port-au-Prince during the earthquake and reflects on life in Haiti now, five months after the catastrophe.
In this essay, Nadine Pinède reflects on a 2003 trip to Haiti and on a gathering of the MPP, Haiti’s largest grassroots organization, which focuses on food production and peasant mobilization as a response to poverty in Haiti.
A poem inspired by a photograph taken in Haiti, five days after the 2006 election of Rene Preval.
The life of Bartolome de Las Casas suggests that, for Christians living in privileged nations such as the United States, poverty in solidarity with the poor is a requirement of discipleship; the necessity of such solidarity is demonstrated by the United States Catholic bishops’ conference’s inability to grasp the true nature of its country’s relationship to Haiti.
In this poem, Austin Alexis compares the recovery of a Haitian earthquake survivor to the beauty of a poem.
This essay exposes the Christological bankruptcy of theodicy in the modern age, revealing the essential nature of any system of knowledge as being open to epistemological crises, especially with regard to Christianity.
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In this essay, theologian J. Kameron Carter considers what’s wrong with theodicy questions, or questions about God, suffering, and evil, in relationship to the recent earthquake in Haiti.
In this theological response to the Haiti earthquake, Nathan Kerr suggests that rather than merely speaking about God, Christians should inhabit a mode of speaking to God that responds to the oppressed victims of Haiti by living in solidarity with them, both in revolt against the powers that oppress and in hope that God might liberate them to live and love freely.