Justin Klassen is associate professor of theology & religious studies at Bellarmine University, where he teaches philosophical theology and religious ethics. He loves crime novels, hiking, running, and watching the NBA. Originally from Canada, he now lives in Louisville with his family.

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Critical Race Theory Invites Us to Remember Christ

by Justin D. Klassen 04-05-2022

An United States of America flag stands next to a pulpit. By Joshua Eckstein via Unsplash.

In Keeping Faith, philosopher Cornel West explains that our investment of “existential capital” in the nation-state leaves us with “a profound, even gut-level, commitment to some of the illusions of the present epoch.” We experience amnesia when we allow our nation’s myths to be the foundation of our current reality.