In order for wisdom to characterize how we speak about love, suffering, truth, goodness, and beauty, we must learn how and when to shut out and when to shut up.
As distant as the issues of race and abortion appear on the political spectrum, at root, both ask the question of what it means to be made in God’s image.
One of the most powerful forms of protest to develop since the Civil Rights Era has come in the form of hip hop music, a genre built largely from the heart of protest.
I am constantly astonished at how much I have had to unlearn, of realizing how much I don’t know, of admitting that I am possibly not the expert that I thought I was.
While American Sniper allows for an uneasy questioning of its protagonist’s jingoism to linger beneath the surface while simultaneously crowding it out, Selma seems too wrapped up in portraying history’s warp and woof, content to offer up its characters as mere players in an inevitable and necessary battle.