Carlyle Fielding Stewart III

Writings on Democracy, Social Justice, and Religion

Tag: Religion

  • “The Hypocrisy of Some Forms of Public Religiosity.”

    There is certain hypocrisy at work when we claim to love God and want the best for others but then engage in actions that demean, devalue and destroy them out politics and self interest. I keep hearing about how America is a “Christian” nation but cannot understand why some self professing religious believers in powerful leadership positions can be so…

  • And Still We Rise

    And Still We Rise

       “And Still We  Rise ” Delivered on the Lord’s Day for Black History Month  January 28, 2007 Acts 26:12a-18; Nehemiah 2:11-20 Carlyle Fielding Stewart, III  So they said, Let  us rise up and  build. Then they set  their hands to this good work.” Nehemiah 2:18b “So I said, “Who are  you Lord?” And  he  said, “Iam  Jesus, whom you…

  • Religion and Politics

    Religion and Politics

    Panel Discussion Freedom Institute, April 26, 2007 Cobo Center Detroit, Michigan Historically speaking, the Christian religion began as a kind of religious and political movement and has always utilized politics both within the infrastructure of religious institutions themselves and within the superstructure of secular society. Religious faiths, structures and hierarchies often use politics as a…

  • Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters

    Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters

    Delivered on the Lord’s Day | November 7, 2004 Amos 5:16-24 Matthew 6:24 “Take away from me the noise of your songs, For I will not hear the melody of your stringed instruments. But let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.” Amos 6:23-24 “No one can serve two masters; for…