Decolonizing Faith and Society
Alex Mikulich's monthly column questions the oppressive side of Western modernity and Christianity to imagine communal futures in which the Earth and all people may fully thrive.
Decolonizing Faith and Society: The signs are clear. The Trump administration fulfills all four marks of an authoritarian regime. It is time for us to demand dignity, equality and justice for all.
As a people, as a nation, our worship for our military might and weapons has only deepened over the seven decades since we dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It's time to face our own violence and renew Catholic nonviolence.
Decolonizing Faith and Society: We have not moved beyond colonial ways of thinking and being. Are most Americans today working to live or living to work?
The "fruit of the earth" and "work of human hands" invites, nurtures and challenges us to be constantly transformed into God's intimate love for the whole of creation. But how sensitive are we to the whole of God's creation and the intimacy of planetary biodiversity?