Mark T. Pascut | 10 years old An adaptation of excerpts of the Book of Micah into Shakespearean dialogue. The word of the Lord that cometh to Micah of Moresheth In the days of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judath Micah Doom to those who hast devised iniquity and hast worked evil upon their … Continue reading Do Not Preacheth
Alexandra Sadler | 16 This may seem, at first, like a throwaway question. Of course you almost certainly desire justice – even demand it. And how could you not, when faced with a world in which the oppression of your loved ones and fellow man seems an almost inescapable reality? What the question asks, however, … Continue reading Can You Live with Justice?
Ryan Ward | 17 The idea that Christianity, and religion in general, is necessarily antithetical to the practice of political authority has enshrined itself as a commonplace in the much-cited “wall of separation” between church and state, which functions as an accepted cornerstone of our constitutional order. In liberal political theory, religion may have its … Continue reading Justice and Authority: The Political Power of the Gospel
Katie Ippolito | 19 You sit down across from me and from the tension in your posture I can already tell you’re hoping that this is going to be one of those times that we laugh and chatter and only pay attention to what’s immediately in front of us. It’s tempting. The low hum of … Continue reading Conversations in Love & Justice
Beniamin Pascut | Ph.D. If you had a magical ring that would make you invisible, would you resist its use for personal gain? Would you not sneak in your professor’s office to change your grades or take a peek at the next exam assignment? Wouldn’t you help yourself to chocolate from your roommate’s jar or … Continue reading Justice and Humanity’s Innate Locus Imperium
June Woo | 16 We all know the saying, “Walk the talk.” But I think we can flip it around and say that we must talk the walk too. Actions are powerful, but so are the words that give context to those actions. For instance, giving your friend a batch of homemade chocolate chip cookies … Continue reading Needs to Speak More
Amanda Perkins | 18 These letters were originally interspersed throughout Issue 2 as reflective addresses to the readers. Bear with me a little longer and I will show you that there is more to be said in God’s behalf. I get my knowledge from afar; I will ascribe justice to my Maker. Be assured that my words are … Continue reading With Hope,