“Woke” or “Broke” Theology: The Contemporary Challenge of Critical Race Theory for the Church

Introduction i was introduced to Critical Theory in a graduate class on Literary Criticism through the writing of Antonio Gramsci, an Italian Marxist intellectual whose main legacy was his departure from orthodox Marxism. Traditional or Orthodox Marxism divides society into two economic groups: the bourgeoisie (the capitalist class who own most of society’s wealth and… Continue reading “Woke” or “Broke” Theology: The Contemporary Challenge of Critical Race Theory for the Church

The Soft Totalitarianism of Social Justice: A Tale of Two Books

Two books that have been recently published that are helpful in understanding the transition our culture has been experiencing regarding Social Justice, the overthrow of traditional sex and gender norms, critical race theory, and the like are: Cynical Theories: How Activist Scholarship Made Everything about Race, Gender, and Identity—and Why This Harms Everybody by Helen… Continue reading The Soft Totalitarianism of Social Justice: A Tale of Two Books