Emmett Till, 14, was lynched by a mob in 1955, falsely accused of ‘touching‘ a white woman’s arm. Today he and his mom’s Chicago home is a designated landmark home. (Images courtesy)
Longtime California Atty. Doug Emhoff says he’s basking in his interracial role as the nation’s first Second Gentleman. His wife, Kamala Harris, is the first woman and the first African-American to be elected as U.S. Vice President! (Image link)
By Dan Bodine
Yeah, I’m soapy at fortune-telling, which this piece gets into! I’m a political junkie — e.g., always sensing for the next cusp! This one’s been a while in coming, yes!
But you have to be a little blind not to see a cultural reckoning happening among us now. For example: Continue reading
Introduction To New Series
Climate Change Protest. (Image courtesy unsplash.com)
By Dan Bodine
Welcome to a new category of writing for my blog. Ecotheology seems to be one of the fastest growing courses now on many university campuses, despite it not getting a lot of attention from our current political leaders. But it’s spawned some religious movements already – despite Trumpism – so hopefully the trend’ll continue.
Here’s how Wiki defines it: “Ecotheology generally starts from the premise that a relationship exists between human religious/spiritual worldviews and the degradation of nature. It explores the interaction between ecological values, such as sustainability, and the human domination of nature.” Continue reading