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Author Archives: Alexis Presseau Maloof

Author Alexis Presseau Maloof

“Be Sober, Be Watchful”: Activism and Public Discourse

The Potential Long-Term Effects of our Discourse this Election Season A version of this article was originally published at https://alexispmaloof.com/2015/10/12/be-sober-be-watchful-activism-and-public-discourse/. To absolutely no one’s surprise, election season is upon us again. Admittedly, it’d be hard for anyone to miss the … Continue reading

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“A Sharp White Background”: Towards an Intersectional Church

In Zora Neale Hurston’s 1928 essay, “,” she writes about her lived experience as a black woman in the South. She talks about her racial awakening, describing it as “the day I become colored.” She uses many metaphors to talk about race, … Continue reading

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Missio Dei and the Problem of Western Captivity

The Missio dei. In Latin, it means, simply, ‘mission of God.’ The term itself is perhaps symbolic of the way we have grown in our understanding of the relationship between mission, God, and God’s church. As a concept, missio dei … Continue reading

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