Not Voting as Violence…


or Why I get suspicious when white men tell me not to vote.  I just contributed a brief article on the topic of voting over at the Emergent Village blog.  I hope to write more on this later.

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3 thoughts on “Not Voting as Violence…

  1. Anthony,
    Thanks so much for your contributions to this important conversations. Even in the brief dialog that it sparked on the Emergent Village website I have been challenged by you, and the other participants in that space to think more carefully and reflectively on these important issues. I said two things in my comment that I still stand by. 1.) I do not pretend to understand this fully, and 2.)There are more intelligent people than myself to have this conversation.

    I thank you that you are one of those “more intelligent people” and that you are helping me become more equipped to understand from a wider perspective.

    I felt that my original comments on that site could be read in a negative voice and I wanted you to know that this is not the case. I did not want to steer the conversation off course there, but I thought a private email would not be appropriate so I hope you will forgive me for voicing my appreciation for you here in this space instead.

    I am aware that it is impossible to say everything that needs to be said in one sitting and I am also aware that it is too easy to overstate things in a negative way just to make a point. I hope that my comment was not interpreted as anything other than a humble contribution to the conversation.

    Your fellow ecclesial dreamer,

    James

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