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The fact that so many white Christians today have incorporated “respect for the flag” into their “Christian” value system demonstrates the degree to which patriotism has secularized their Christianity, writes the Rev. Morgan Guyton. more

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Stand Kneel

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The Rev. Morgan Guyton says it's blasphemous to claim that Christianity is about standing and kneeling at "right times," and here's why. more

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MLK Kneeling

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Using lyrics from songs dear to black Americans, retired Bishop Ernest S. Lyght examines the spiritual history behind prayerful protests such as NFL players "taking a knee" during the playing of the national anthem. more

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Oakland Raiders

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The controversy over NFL players kneeling during the national anthem has clear echoes of the kind of resistance to oppression that Jesus taught his followers, writes Brian Snyder. more

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MLK Kneeling

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What the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant thinks of taking a knee, he thinks of these things. more

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As a Christian "first, last and always," the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt finds the furor over NFL protests during the national anthem leads to a series of questions about the intent and efficacy of such actions. more

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