She was the most arduous abecedary I’d ever encountered, Ms. Amelia Merritt. As my high school English teacher, she was tougher than a drill sergeant. She dressed tough and talked tough and had the kind of smoker’s voice that would make you wonder if she gargled with roofing nails. That’s why, when in the middle [ Read More ]
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Two years ago, I began doing what I’ve always wanted to do. I began writing regularly about the interface between Christianity, politics, and public life. And, I began writing primarily for everyday Americans rather than for scholars and graduate students. The transition has not been an easy one for me. I had grown accustomed to [ Read More ]