ON DEMAGOGUES AND PROPHETS

Featured contributor John E. Senior reflects on the distinction between the prophet and the demagogue in the age of Donald Trump.

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The Death of Christian America?

John Senior, drawing on Reinhold Niebuhr, argues that for the United States to be a Christian nation it must be open to prophetic judgment.

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Why Reparations Matter

John E. Senior takes on TaNahisi Coates’ call for reparations as a call for the nation to repent, actively take responsibility for the harm done by its history of racism, and work to repair the harm.

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Fear of Insecurity Harms American Politics

Symposium Ethics featured contributor John E. Senior suggests that a fear of insecurity dominates the political discourse in America, stymieing justice for the underprivileged and disadvantaged.

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