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Archive for the ‘Justice’ Category

Wonder

November 17, 2017

Wonder is the inspiring story of August Pullman (Jacob Tremblay), a boy born with a facial deformity, who is entering the fifth grade. Up until this point, Auggie had been homeschooled and lived a relatively sheltered life often venturing outside with his astronaut helmet so no one could see his face. His parents, Nate (Owen […]

Marshall

October 12, 2017

Marshall is the true story of Thurgood Marshall, a NAACP attorney who would later become the first African American justice of the Supreme Court. Marshall focuses on Thurgood’s early life and one case in particular. At the time Thurgood Marshall traveled all over the United States defending clients of color who had been falsely accused […]

More Than An Idea

September 11, 2014

“Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.” (James 1:27) “For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality and accepts no bribes. He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the […]

Law, Land, and Loyalty: A Study of Deuteronomy 4:1-8

December 16, 2013

And now, O Israel, listen to the statutes and the rules that I am teaching you, and do them, that you may live, and go in and take possession of the land that the Lord, the God of your fathers, is giving you. You shall not add to the word that I command you, nor […]

12 Years a Slave

November 8, 2013

12 Years a Slave is a gripping and emotional film that is often hard to watch. It is based on the real life story and writings of Solomon Northup. Northup was a freeman living in the North when he was kidnapped and sold into slavery. 12 Years a Slave recounts the horrific conditions and abuse […]

Letter From a Birmingham Jail

January 21, 2013

The following are some excerpts from Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail along with a link to the letter in its entirety. “How does one determine whether a law is just or unjust? A just law is a man made code that squares with the moral law or the law of God. […]

Lee Camp Interviews Walter Brueggemann on His Life and Career

June 7, 2012

Seeking Justice

July 7, 2011

There has been a lot of talk this week about justice.  Many believe justice was not served in the Casey Anthony trial and that soon she will walk away a free woman.  Some of the jurors have spoken out commenting on how they were sick to their stomach about the verdict, but the evidence was […]