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The Politics of Exalting the Humble—Matthew 23:1-12

Jesus’ description of the scribes and the Pharisees in Matthew 23 provides us with an illustration of the corrupting effects of hierarchical power structures. Given the pervasive and entrenched character of such structures, escaping their perverse dynamics is easier said than done. Nevertheless, we are not left without means of resistance, perhaps the first of which are actions and words through which we make the unseen visible.

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Race, Colonialism, and the ICC: Reflections on Political Conversations across Cultures – Anna Floerke Scheid

Recently, I participated in an international and interdisciplinary conference entitled Transitional Justice in Post-Conflict Societies in Africa at the Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (HIPSIR) at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. Nearly 300 scholars and practitioners, including theologians, political scientists, peace and human […]

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