Tag: Rev. Ian Markham

Ethical Reflections: Telling the story of a complex past

By Rev. Ian Markham One crucial debate that hovers over American public life is the challenge of telling our story that recognizes the complexity of...

Your Views: Markham column foreshadows speech suppression

To the editor: How eerily timely was the insightful column last week by Rev. Ian Markham, dean of Virginia Theological Seminary, titled “Conspiracy theories abound?”...

Ethical Reflections with Rev. Ian Markham: Conspiracy theories abound

Sometimes a conspiracy theory can be true. On Feb. 24, 1933, the Nazis claimed to find seditious materials that pointed to a communist plot...

Your Views: ‘Driving on sunshine?’ Perhaps not

To the editor: Rev. Ian Markham’s notion of “driving on sunshine” in his Feb. 24 column strikes a hopeful tone about a transition to...

Ethical Reflections with Rev. Ian Markham: Driving on sunshine

General Motors’ announcement that by 2035 they will only produce electric vehicles is significant. We are in the midst of a shift from petroleum...

Ethical Reflections with Rev. Ian Markham: The logic behind reparations

Virginia Theological Seminary generated significant interest recently with its decision to make direct payments to descendants of those who were enslaved or worked under...

Ethical Reflections with Rev. Ian Markham: We all need to become...

The first U.S. case of COVID-19 was diagnosed on Jan. 20, 2020, meaning this pandemic in America is about seven months old. When the shutdown...