Jerry Falwell Jr, Liberty University, and A Hateful Christianity Off the Rails

There’s a sad, pathetic irony at play when the loudest, most brazen gun advocates, are those whose faith tradition rests solely on the shoulders of a man who allowed himself to be unjustly beaten, tortured, and executed; who never used his power to do anything but heal and feed and bring peace.”

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Thanksgiving, Lament, and the Story We Tell | Sojourners

I’m not saying that we’re wrong to celebrate a day devoted to giving thanks. We should have the courage to do it recognizing that it was at the expense of hundreds of thousands of indigenous people and their cultures. So give thanks, and ask forgiveness.

What will it take for us to face our history head on — to face the sinful foundations upon which we stand?

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