Mixed-Race Kids, the Church, and the Blessing of Manasseh and Ephraim

  Genesis has long been at the center of Jewish and Christian reflection on what it means to be the people of God.  In the Christian tradition, much has been written about God’s declaration that he made man and woman in his image such that all people deserve to be treated with the dignity.  TheContinue reading “Mixed-Race Kids, the Church, and the Blessing of Manasseh and Ephraim”

Finn and the imagination of little black boys

I do my best to raise my children in the Christian faith. As a good Anglican, I dutifully instructed my kids about Advent and the coming of the child who would be king. I even managed to sneak in a discussion of the Second Advent when Jesus shall come again to swallow up death forever.Continue reading “Finn and the imagination of little black boys”