How does one begin to explain this feeling? Korean culture has a name for it … they call it Han. Han: the overwhelming feeling of helplessness in the face of irreversible cultural sorrow; a cold fist that reaches deep into a people’s collective soul, only to pull away having grasped a fistful of emptiness and […]
Author: The Ellises
The Ellises are educators who have the privilege and pleasure of working as a team, traveling and lecturing together worldwide. Carl is the Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Redeemer Seminary in Dallas and is the author of numerous books on African American culture and theology. Karen has had a long career in broadcast media and the arts, and now writes on theology, identity and human rights. Follow them on Twitter: @CarlEllisJr and @KarAngEllis.
Last week, Huffington Post contributor Yvette Carnell published “Why Black Liberals Need to Take Back [The] Black Agenda From The Black Church.” In it, the founder of the Breaking Brown media hub felt she “made the case” that the Black Church had outlived its political usefulness, and should take a back seat to Black liberals […]