Do Likewise

David P. Gushee

David P. Gushee

David P. Gushee serves as Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University, where he also chairs the Mercer Lyceum initiative on rebuilding democracy. His column ran from 2005 to 2007.

Gushee: Power Sharing and Racial Reconciliation
More Free, At Least
Racial Reconciliation is making some unexpected demands on me.
Old-Fashioned Creation Care
Old-Fashioned Creation Care
Thrift and care for the environment go hand in hand.
Gushee: Workplace Justice
The Joy of Policy Manuals
There's more to workplace justice than good intentions.
Gushee: Workplace Justice
The Joy of Policy Manuals
There's more to workplace justice than good intentions.
Salvation by What?
Jesus and the Sinner’s Prayer
What Jesus says doesn’t match what we usually say.
Do Likewise: Dethroned
Dethroned
Jesus puts the all-important self in its place.
Gushee: More Hope in Politics than in Church?
Children of a Lesser Hope
What happens when we lose confidence in the church.
How to Create Cynics
How to Create Cynics
Everybody knows when we're covering up our confusion with God-talk.
What's Right About Patriotism
What's Right About Patriotism
The nation is not our highest love, but it still deserves our affection.
Crash
Crash
What our harrowing experience taught me about human nature.
The Truth About Deceit
The Truth About Deceit
Most lies are pitiful attempts to protect our pride.
Serious About Ethics
Serious About Ethics
David Gushee's mission at Union University and in CT.
Bill's Big Career Move
Bill's Big Career Move
How do we make important family decisions?
Our Missing Moral Compass
Our Missing Moral Compass
Christianity is more than an event, an experience, or a set of beliefs.

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