Day: September 6, 2019

Virginia Seminary to Designate Funds for Reparations

From the seminary’s press release (new link added): Virginia Theological Seminary recognizes that enslaved persons worked on the campus, and that even after slavery ended, VTS participated in segregation. VTS recognizes that we must start to repair the material consequences of our sin in the past. The income from the endowment will be allocated annually …

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The Drift of Memory

“Given this experience, I think it is very valuable to go back and re-read the actual text from time-to-time and not just rely on my memories of the stories of the Bible, especially since I’ve seen how my own inner-storyteller is willing to edit, adapt, and transform the narratives without my even realizing it.”