Collapse of American Privilege: How Jesus speaks to today’s crises via the Sermon on the Mount


As evidenced by this year’s presidential race, Americans today are inundated by situations of fear, uneasiness, pain, crisis, and mistrust. So much of our dead-lock and polarization is because we are constantly setting ourselves over and against each other. We believe this is because the events of the past fifteen years have reverberated with the earthquake of a collapse of privilege: 9/11 shattered our image of ourselves as those who had a place of National Privilege, seeing ourselves as