By M. Daniel Carroll Rodas
The issues surrounding the immigration debate are complex and ongoing. The United States was founded by immigrants, and many can point to ancestors from Europe, Asia, or Africa who reached these shores in the last 250 years.
By Kristyn Komarnicki
At the launch of CSA’s PrayforDREAMers campaign last month, when DACA recipient Vanessa Upegui-Seel spoke at Eastern University about her experience as an undocumented immigrant who was bought to the US at the age of 12, I learned three things I hadn’t known before:
By Craig Wong
The political theater around the topic of immigration can best be described as painfully comic, especially in election seasons, as each candidate frets and spins in a clumsy attempt to communicate a coherent position.
By Charles Metcalf
It was a Tuesday night, and I found myself in a strange yet familiar place. I had been invited to attend a Bible study. Nothing new here. The unfamiliarity came from the fact that this Bible study was bilingual.
By Nicole Morgan
by Nicole Morgan
On January 30th the House Republican leadership released a one-page document with standards for immigration reform. The document has been met with some hope for a workable compromise between Democrats and Republicans on the issue of immigration reform.
By Elizabeth Moraff
A rabbi in Boston was stabbed on a synagogue’s steps a few weeks ago. A summer camp was going on inside. The camp immediately went into lockdown.
The day it happened I had dropped my own 2-year-old daughter off at camp at our synagogue.
By Bethany Stewart
“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Hope is something that I struggle to maintain, especially as a Black woman living within the many intersections of oppression in America.
How Suffering and Storytelling Can Form Us into People of Justice: An Interview with Artist Trinh Mai
By Trinh Mai
One year ago, Trinh Mai wrote this powerful letter to George Floyd upon his passing. We recently talked with the artist about where we are today in our fight for justice as well as about her own story of suffering, art, and calling people to discover beauty and purpose.
By Robert Chao Romero
To foster racial reconciliation, structural reform, and constructive dialogue, I present here a framework of Critical Race Theory in Christianity.
1. Community Cultural Wealth and Social Justice. From a biblical vantage point, every ethnic group of the world possesses distinct, God-given, cultural treasure/wealth.
By Robert Chao Romero
As a practical response to the spiritual borderlands of institutional Christianity and Ethnic Studies, I propose a new academic project—that of Critical Race Theory in Christianity. To those who may be unfamiliar, Critical Race Theory (CRT) examines the intersection of race, racism, and U.S.