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The Ends of Anti-Racist Protest

Originally written for Georgetown University's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs. If one thinks, as I do, that racism functions as justification for dominative exploitation, then the meaning and implications of George Floyd’s brutal murder extend far beyond the public protests raging across…
June 10, 2020
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Assessing the Augustinian Democrats

An article from the Journal of Religious Ethics. ABSTRACTIn this essay I argue that Christian political participation as envisioned by those I term “Augustinian democrats”—a group of Protestant ethicists following a path cleared by Jeffrey Stout’s 2004 Democracy and Tradition—is founded upon an elegantly rendered…
September 30, 2018