“Onward Christian Soldiers: Addressing American Christianity and Trump” by Deirdre Jonese Austin

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash. This article is part of our “Chaos at the Capitol: Law and Religion Perspectives on Democracy’s Dark Day” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. “Onward, Christian soldiers!Marching as to war,With the cross of Jesus Going on before.” Though this began as a song for a

“Answering the Call: How the Church Can Respond to the Call to Defund the Police” by Deirdre Jonese Austin

Photo by Alex Holyoake / (Flickr, CC BY 2.0) Growing up in the Black Church, I have been raised in a context in which call-and-response is invoked often. In call-and-response, a singer sings or a preacher issues a call, and others respond with an answer. One may greet another with “God is good all the