Why Americans Believe in the Illusion of Meritocracy | A Long Repentance Post #5 | The Anástasis Center for Christian Education & Ministry: Sangwon Yang & Mako Nagasawa

The Purpose of A Long Repentance Blog Series People talk about issues of race and justice in the United States as issues of ‘justice and injustice.’  Sometimes we launch into debates about ‘the proper role of government.’  But is that the original framework from which these issues were asked and debated? The purpose of the blog post…

How “Race” Emerged from Colonialism | A Long Repentance Post #4 | The Anástasis Center for Christian Education & Ministry: Sangwon Yang & Mako Nagasawa

Pictured:  The Cathedral of Quito, Ecuador, built by Spanish Catholics from 1562 – 1567.  It is the oldest cathedral in South America.  Photo credit: Putneymark, Creative Commons 2.0. The Purpose of A Long Repentance Blog Series People talk about issues of race and justice in the United States as issues of ‘justice and injustice.’  Sometimes we launch…

God as Dialysis Machine: The Sacrificial Calendar as the Renewal of the Covenant and the Retelling of Moses’ Mediation on Mount Sinai

Pictured: A statue in Bern, Switzerland of Moses coming down the mountain, carrying the tablets of stone, his face shining (represented by the rays).  Photo credit:  Mike Lehmann, Wikimedia Commons. The table comparison below is a summary of previous work I have done on the Old Testament sacrificial system (see posts).  The comparison shows that…

The Catholic Doctrine of Discovery | A Long Repentance Post #3 | The Anástasis Center for Christian Education & Ministry: Sangwon Yang & Mako Nagasawa

Pictured:  Book cover of Joseph T. Glatthaar and James Kirby Martin’s Forgotten Allies: The Oneida Indians and the American Revolution, about the only Iroquois tribe to side with the American Revolution: the Oneida.  Sadly, the U.S. Supreme Court invoked the Doctrine of Discovery against them. See below. Photo credit: Oneida Indian Nation. The Purpose of A…

John Winthrop & Roger Williams on Native Americans | A Long Repentance Post #2 | The Anástasis Center for Christian Education & Ministry: Sangwon Yang & Mako Nagasawa

Pictured: Roger Williams and the Naragansetts, Wikimedia Commons. The Purpose of A Long Repentance Blog Series People talk about issues of race and justice in the United States as issues of ‘justice and injustice.’  Sometimes we launch into debates about ‘the proper role of government.’  But is that the original framework from which these issues were asked…

The Basic Choice for White Evangelical Americans | A Long Repentance, Post #1| The Anástasis Center for Christian Education & Ministry: Sangwon Yang & Mako Nagasawa

The Purpose of A Long Repentance Blog Series People talk about issues of race and justice in the United States as issues of ‘justice and injustice.’  Sometimes we launch into debates about ‘the proper role of government.’  But is that the original framework from which these issues were asked and debated? The purpose of the…