The level of misconduct involved in the mishandling of Jace’s case is egregious and abhorrent, a graphic illustration of the endemic discrimination by which the Walter Reed administration conducted its work over three merciless decades.
progressive Christians, perhaps for the first time, leaped to the president’s defense, eager to broadcast their disdain for a religious relic they no longer believe.
Asked to explain his statement that there was literally nothing Donald Trump could do to lose his support, Jerry Falwell Jr. shared his twisted theory of two kingdoms.
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer has emerged as a hero for both evangelical and liberal Christians. But he wasn’t interested in being a hero or a martyr or a saint; he was interested in speaking the truth even when he feared it had vanished from the face of the earth.
“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil. God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” Although these words have frequently been attributed to Bonhoeffer, they do not appear in any of his writings. It was Elisabeth Schmitz who denounced silence in the face of a horribly specific evil other members of the Confessing Church seemed hesitant to name.
The devout and the religiously indifferent must learn to work together or nothing of lasting significance will be accomplished.