Life and Books and Everything
Life and Books and Everything

Episode · 4 months ago

Who’s to Blame for the Atlanta Shootings?


Kevin DeYoung podcasts solo this time to help us understand from a Biblical
perspective the wickedness of the Atlanta shootings. He picks apart four threads that feed into how we measure culpability for heinous public crimes. And he helps us distinguish what should be condemned from what shouldn’t. And of course, there are books. Learn what books about race and other ideas Kevin has been reading. 

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How to Be More Thankful [0:00 – 0:55] 

4 Preliminary Comments on the Atlanta Shootings [0:55 – 8:49] 

On Culpability [8:49 – 25:28] 

Distinguishing the Bad Ideas from the Good [25:28 – 30:57] 

Is the church to blame for this man’s bad ideas? [30:57 – 36:25] 

Bad Culpability Extrapolations [36:25 – 45:12] 

Don’t let the bad outweigh the good. [45:12 – 47:11] 

Books [47:11 - 57:33]  

Books and Everything: 

Reparations: A Christian Call for Repentance and Repair, by Duke L. Kwon &
Gregory Thompson 

More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City, by William
Julius Wilson 

Race and Covenant: Recovering the Religious Roots for American Reconciliation,
by Gerald R McDermott 

American Awakening: Identity Politics and Other Afflictions of Our Time, by
Joshua Mitchell 

Slaying Leviathan: Limited Government and Resistance in the Christian Tradition,
by Glenn S. Sunshine 

A World Without Email: Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload,
by Cal Newport  

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