What can a sacred text teach us about the central social strife of our times? Some reflections on BYU, race, and the need for improved intercultural literacy.
Category: Racial Healing
A new BYU documentary on the University of Wyoming’s “Black 14” offers a timely, and profoundly encouraging message of hope and racial reconciliation. But is anyone paying attention?
When someone hears something that wasn’t said, it could be revealing a deeper pain. Recognizing that might provide a pathway to greater healing together.
A conversation with Mauli Bonner, who with Tamu Smith, were the trailblazing force in establishing new monuments to Black pioneers arriving in Utah in 1847 – and whose work also points towards a vibrant path of racial healing in America today.
“I don’t see color.” To paraphrase Inigo Montoya, “you keep using that phrase. I don’t think it means what you think it means.”
The first in a series of articles on unity, belonging, and striving toward the just society–known in restorationist doctrine as “Zion.”
Although text has been the primary medium of communication in the restored gospel, there are exciting ways in which fresh visual depictions can expand our understanding and appreciation—including in sensitive areas like race and gender.
The Elder Holland I have known and loved for decades bears no resemblance to the cruel and unfair characterizations now being made about him. After his lifelong example of charity, he deserves a more generous response.
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Amidst all the push-back on CRT of late, I fear disciples of Christ may be missing some of the ways this framework for analysis might help us follow the Savior in healing the world.
The message of the gospel of Christ makes some people uncomfortable and angry. That doesn’t mean it’s wrong. Maybe we should show a little more humble openness to what CRT can offer our understanding of the world?
It’s not just folks on the political left who we’d love to go deeper in exploring meaningful questions. These are some of our questions for brothers and sisters on the political right as well.