In the interest of full disclosure, let me begin by saying that I am a registered independent in North Carolina, and that last week, I cast my presidential ballot for Barack Obama. But despite the fact that I clearly felt it was important to exercise this right, I’m still not sure that my vote “counted” in […]
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 part two of this three-part interview, Christian historian and cultural critic Eugene McCarraher reflects on the “Obama Doctrine,” Niebuhrian realism, and the usefulness of maps.
Allen Yeh discusses how living as an ethnic Asian in America can make one feel like a perpetual foreigner.
Asian Americans are perhaps the fastest-growing ethnic group in the United States, and their rapid population growth represents a pivotal moment in our history, a moment where traditional ethnic enclave ideas need to be reconsidered.
This interview explores the themes of the book “Subverting Global Myths,” by Vinoth Ramachandra, which investigates modern narratives of terrorism, human rights, science, and religious violence.