I'm a Brit, and spent two years living in the USA, returning in 2016, and am due to live there again from this summer. Since getting back from Virginia, most people I meet here have wanted to know two things: why did they elect Trump (read Paul Theroux's Deep South for some answers to that … Continue reading How the rest of the world can help America end gun violence
I have noted before on this blog the dichotomy that exists in America between high patriotism and low solidarity (Patriotism but no Solidarity, Where have American Christians put their crosses?, Some bible verses in support of Solidarity & Fraternity). It continues to baffle me how the two co-exist, and whilst I have some ideas about how solidarity is created in … Continue reading It’s a dichotomy
It is my great pleasure to be living in the US for a couple of years, I am British and love being here, I know I am very blessed. It is fascinating though to observe how different Christian populations practice their faith; surely we should all be pretty similar as Christians but it seems to … Continue reading Where have American Christians put their crosses?
One of the themes that I think might recur on this blog and to which I don't have an answer to yet, is to do with my observations of American people whilst living here in the US (I am British and have lived here for one year). Patriotism is extremely high in the US, there … Continue reading Patriotism but no Solidarity