Christian news media and their writers should know better than to use the Bible to justify their bigotry.
American culture is patriarchal to the core. As author Leslie Dorrough Smith argues, the ideal male identity remains white, heterosexual and given to “family values” (even while their behavior contradicts this supposed conviction).
We cannot continue to pretend that time will heal the deep wounds that divide us. Generation after generation, we bring our gifts to the altar without stopping first to do the work of reconciliation to which Jesus calls us.
Buoyed by ongoing evangelical support, Trump is going after even more unlikely supporters this election season.
This moment does not call for cheap unity, but for a clarified division.
From Robert P. Sellers in Abilene, Texas
Truth-telling is a moral imperative no matter who may resent hearing the truth, no matter who may refuse to believe the truth and no matter what people who oppose the truth may do to truth-tellers.
HSU’s move against Pigott “devastating”
HSU’s move against Pigott “devastating” by Susan Pigott of Abilene, Texas