American Moloch

The Anti-vaccine Right Brought Human Sacrifice to America

By Kurt Andersen, January 25, 2022   In the early phases of the pandemic, as the coronavirus spread in the United States and doctors and pharmacists and supermarket clerks continued to…  [more]

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Just past daybreak


His Name Was Emmett Till

By Wright Thompson, September 2021 Issue, The Atlantic   The dentist was a few minutes late, so I waited by the barn, listening to a northern mockingbird in the cypress trees. His tires kicked…  [more]

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100 Years Ago

What is Happening in Palestine

Danger of Zionists Acquiring Supreme Power. By Lord Syndenham of Combe, June 1 1921   Do the British people understand whither Mr. Balfour’s Palestine policy is leading us? asks Lord Sydenham in an article in…  [more]

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The bishop preaches

Larry R. Benfield Easter 7, Year B St. Luke’s, Hot Springs 16 May 2021 It might make you slightly queasy, but the next big election is only three years away. You may think I am talking about the presidential election…  [more]

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Stopping the Steal

The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election

By Molly Ball, February 4, 2021 5:40 AM EST   A weird thing happened right after the Nov. 3 election: nothing. The nation was braced for chaos.…  [more]

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Meek and mild?

Mary’s ‘Magnificat’ in the Bible is revolutionary. Some evangelicals silence her.

By D. L. Mayfield, Dec. 20, 2018 at 6:00 a.m. CST   When I was 15, I was cajoled into playing the role of Mary in our church’s Christmas…  [more]

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When my President sang Amazing Grace

Written by Zoe Mulford about the 2015 murder of nine people at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C., by a white supremacist. Listen to Meklit sing it while you weep for America… We argued where to lay the blame [more]

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