David Dark teaches at the Tennessee Prison for Women and Belmont University in Nashville. His work has appeared on MTV News, and he is the author of Life’s Too Short To Pretend You’re Not Religious.
David Bowie, Joni MItchell and Chance the Rapper (Wikimedia)
Arts & Culture Music
David DarkDecember 18, 2020
During Advent, expectant alertness is commended to us as a lived attitude. Shall we live it out in song?
Politics & Society Ideas
David DarkNovember 12, 2020
If the price of admission within your peer group is the frequent suppression of your conscience, I would like to argue that the price is too high.
Faith Faith in Focus
David DarkApril 30, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has caused our world, as we know it, to end. But there might be a better world around the bend, a better arrangement than the one we have grown used to.
Politics & Society News Analysis
David DarkAugust 23, 2019
We need not continue to enable the enablers of disinformation.
Former special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the U.S. House Intelligence Committee about his report on Russian election interference, in Washington on July 24. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Politics & Society News Analysis
David DarkJuly 25, 2019
An obsession with the ‘optics’ of Robert Mueller’s testimony misses the point, writes David Dark. Watching this thoughtful and unperturbed man is a reminder of a path we are each free to take at any time.
Arts & Culture Music
David DarkJuly 17, 2017
Is it possible to seek total global pop domination and to remain somehow soulful, sane and socially righteous?
Donald J. Trump, Fred Rogers and Octavia Butler
Politics & Society Features
David DarkApril 19, 2017
The PBS host once asked, "What do you do with the mad that you feel?" The question is as relevant as ever.