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The Women’s March, Part 1: Solidarity Without Enmity

"The spirit of solidarity that infused Saturday’s marches worldwide was hopeful and invigorating. But solidarity can be channeled over and against enemies, or it can be channeled toward a vision of ever-widening inclusivity that rejects the concept of enmity altogether." Lindsey Paris-Lopez hopes that the movement birthed from the women's marches will ignite solidarity that seeks to redeem, not scapegoat.

The Birth of a Movement

Robert Koehler attended the Women's March in Chicago. "[T]hese rallies were also more than a sum of their parts. They were a culmination — a fusion — of the issues the participants stood for, and thus they were something new, nameless, in the process of becoming."

Let Us Know You Are Wheaton By Your Love

Lindsey Paris-Lopez believes Wheaton College's "theological clarity" is clouded as they begin the process to dismiss Dr. Larycia Hawkins for her comment that Christians and Muslims worship the same God. She hopes they will have an epiphany of compassion and fully reinstate her, thereby letting us know they are Wheaton by their love.

Bearing Fruits of Repentance: Wheaton College, Islam, and the Incarnation

This is the truth that the Incarnation reveals: God is Love and Love itself is the language of worship. Thus, Christians, Muslims, and all who love worship the same God. Lindsey Paris-Lopez believes that Dr. Larycia Hawkins, recently suspended from Wheaton College, is bearing fruit of repentance -- growing into the Love of God as we are all called to do -- by standing in solidarity with Muslims in word and action. May we all bear such fruit as we prepare the way of the Lord.