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If you didn’t get a chance to read Jonathan’s piece on the death of Queen Elizabeth, “How to Grieve a Colonizer,” give that one a read. It’s powerful, emotionally nuanced, and absolutely worth your time.
And now, let’s get into this week’s highlights to help us as we seek to leave colonized faith for the Kingdom of God.
This short and entertaining opinion piece in the Baltimore Banner by author Leslie Gray Streeter is a straightforward, honest perspective explaining why the “personal responsibility” argument against student loan forgiveness lacks understanding about the landscape for graduates with debt in today’s society. A lot of Christians have been jacking verses out of context and mixing politics with faith to justify their opposition to forgiveness. I think this article speaks to those who need simple facts, links to statistics, and a compelling argument. I had student loans, and I paid them off. The same is true of Ms. Streeter. But we both believe that our own survival of the fraudulent gauntlet of increasing costs, decreasing returns, and predatory institutions does not mean every person behind us must struggle too.
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