Vaughn A. Booker African American religious practices of celebrating Duke Ellington, for example, chart the new lives—or afterlives—that these deceased musicians gain from those left to interpret their legacies anew.
Anthony B. Pinn I agree that if the Bible is to maintain any relevance, a reading of the Bible against the Bible is required—that is to say a poetic turn that dismantles and deconstructs, that renders uncomfortable those tied to restrictive codes of being and well being.
Gary Laderman The national body politic is dead, another corpse that, perhaps in this case, doesn’t deserve a public ceremony but instead is rotting publicly before our very eyes.
Shenila Khoja-Moolji Muslim ethics, however, guide us to build caring communities. A caring community does not leave the labor of care to the few; instead, it shares this labor.
Anthony B. Pinn However, theodicy never satisfies in the long term, and its failure is even more graphic as the coronavirus devours life. In fact, theodicy is a dangerous consideration as it disrupts reason and threatens to challenge faith.