Liberating the New Year

Liberating the New Year

President Lincoln issued a preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862, but it was not to take effect until January 1, 1863 — technically at midnight. At my home parish, St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in South Dekalb County, Georgia, we...

The National Football League’s national anthem demonstrations have proven, once again, that politics and sports are often inseparable. In 1936, Adolf Hitler saw the Olympic Games in Berlin as an opportunity to promote his ideals of racial supremacy. Rather than...