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#FaithandCulture Reading: Frederick Douglass, Dunkirk, Gleaning, Responding to a Crisis

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Every week, we cull a brief list of some of our favorite articles of the week. In today’s #FaithandCulture Reading, we highlight important articles from Brittany Salmon, Kristin Brown, Josh Herring and more.


Black History Month Spotlight: Frederick Douglass

In honor of Black History Month, Southeastern Seminary’s Kingdom Diversity blog profiled Frederick Douglass. Here’s a preview:

As a man of Christian faith his story cannot be told without mention of the providence of God and his understanding and application of the biblical narrative. As an accomplished speaker and writer, he galvanized an anti-slavery movement and took part in women’s suffrage efforts that moved a nation to confront its sins. Read More>>

The Role of the Local Church When Crisis Strikes a Community

Brittany Salmon speaks to her father, a veteran pastor, in this article at The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. The discuss how he responded pastorally to a recent school shooting and how he views his role in his community. She writes,

After being a pastor for over 35 years, carrying his community’s grief was less of a job description and more of a second nature. Read More>>

Dunkirk and the Fullness of Time

Over at Think Christian, Josh Herring evaluates the film Dunkirk, which has been nominated for best picture. He writes,

It isn’t the “fake news” of those we disagree with that we should be worried about but the news from those on “our side.” Many of us want at least a small portion of fake news in our media diet because we want to have our opinions confirmed, not challenged. Read More>>

There’s Dignity at Work for the Gleaner and the Businessperson, Too

Over at The Institute for Faith, Work and Economics, Kristin Brown reflects on the book of Ruth — and the dignity of work. She writes,

When people learn what their work is worth in God’s eyes, they are freed to work with all their might for him and the good of others. Read More>>

 

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