Posts Tagged ‘justice’

Expectations in the Kingdom, a Lesson from Philemon

They say good things come in small packages; such is the case with Philemon. This is the shortest of the Pauline epistles, yet it addresses weighty topics such as love and forgiveness. The letter, without explicitly saying so, also communicates ideas about the behavior one should expect in the Kingdom...
March 19th, 2014 | Religion | Read More

Think Like Vintage Mafia: Lessons On Justice from “The Godfather”

 “I believe in America. America has made me rich.” So states a customer of Vito Corleone, the Godfather. Someone raped his daughter and was promptly acquitted by means of a small bribe. This is a preponderant theme throughout the movie: the ideal system of American justice pays forfeit to the American...
October 14th, 2013 | Film | Read More

Trayvon Martin Was Only One: Review of The Collapse of American Criminal Justice

When I first started hearing about the Trayvon Martin case in Florida, I did not know what to think. It was one more story for news vultures to pick over, one more thing for Facebook friends to post links about, and one more reason for me to be glad that I do not own a television. Never mind George Zimmerman’s...
July 31st, 2013 | Other | Read More