Ted Smith is A.H. Shatford Professor of Divinity at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology. He also serves as director of Theological Education between the Times, a project that gathers diverse groups of people for critical, theological reflection on the meanings and purposes of theological education.
On Pardon, Reparations, and a Politics of Penitence
April/May 2022: Restorative Justice: Prospects for Transformation & Penitence (Volume 22 Issue 2)
 In this essay I want to ask how a person who identifies as white and Christian might live in the United States amidst the ongoing legacies of slavery.[i] There are countless other questions before us—questions about the shape of Black lives, not least!—and I do not want to pretend that the questions of this […]