September 16, 2019 / Creative Writing
Sada Mukhtasar writes of ordained authority and individual freedom at a Muslim funeral.
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.
In this essay, philosopher James K. A. Smith considers the theological implications of free speech in dialogue with Michel Foucault, cinema verité, and the award winning film, BURMA VJ. This essay was given as a lecture at the 2009 Film, Faith, and Justice Forum in Seattle, WA on October 16th, 2009.
In this wide-ranging interview, Jeffrey Stout discusses themes from his 2004 book DEMOCRACY AND TRADITION, including such topics as religion, democracy, secularism, piety, and the intellectual orientation he, following Stanley Cavell, calls “Emersonian Perfectionism.”