We are witnessing the ways that Christianity’s tentacles have bound themselves to patriarchy, nationalism, and white supremacy. For many of us rooted in this tradition, this is a moment of reckoning with its violence.
We have become burdened and weighed down by traditions and rules that have nothing to do with loving God.
You want Kaepernick to go away, to stand up and salute the flag, and shut up because we can tolerate abuse of other human beings but we cannot tolerate being disrupted when we want to pretend that everything is OK.
BY: KATHY VESTAL -- Are we following the Church’s teachings more closely than we follow Jesus’ teachings...