The release of Christopher Nolan’s film Oppenheimer ignited extensive discussions online about war narratives, advanced technology, and the influence of emotions in storytelling through new media. While the term “affective textures” might not be familiar to everyone, it’s the reason why people spent over $500 million to watch a movie depicting the creation of the atomic bomb and its profound impact on the world in 1945.
Public crises drive Christian readers to make meaning with Scripture, work that requires a disciplined imagination. I propose a rhyming association between Luke’s Gospel and […]
At the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, #stayathome spread on social media. However, it entails privilege. The hashtag assumes the widespread availability of housing for […]
Photo by Jack Moreh from Freerange Stock “Any meeting without food could have been an email.” Tanya Watkins, the Executive Director of Southsiders Organized for […]
The summer of 2020 was memorable for many reasons. My hope is that for those of us who are white Christians, we will remember that […]
Politics, and how to engage in it, is always in a state of flux and motion. Sometimes politics progresses and takes on a new evolution […]
Some decades ago, a teacher of political science put something so succinctly that it has remained with me though his name is long since forgotten. […]