“We are all soldiers in the Third World War, and people do not make love in wartime.” Former United States Congressman Larry McDonald https://twitter.com/UniShefAH/status/1635244997477007360?s=20 My next book, No Love in War: A Story of Christian Nationalism (forthcoming, Mayfly Books), is an auto-ethnographic account of the everyday – and often violent - realities of life without … Continue reading No Love in War: A Story of Christian Nationalism
“A temptation to eliminate:” Purity culture and other complementarian discourse in white male violence against women
Robert Aaron Long, a white man, aged 21, has been charged with murder over the killing of eight people at massage parlours in Atlanta, Georgia. Among the victims were six Asian women, prompting discussion about the intersectionality of Long's alleged crimes, the ways these horrific acts of terrorism reveal how Asian and other minority women … Continue reading “A temptation to eliminate:” Purity culture and other complementarian discourse in white male violence against women
Parenting as War?
Photo by Ketut Subiyanto on Pexels.com One of the most productive metaphors is that of WAR. War on poverty. War on crime. War on drugs. War on cancer. War on terror. Price wars. War of words. Holy war. War is everywhere. Not long ago, I read one report on how silicon valley companies like Apple … Continue reading Parenting as War?