Stephen Werner has taught as an adjunct instructor in religion and philosophy for 28 years in St. Louis. He is the author of 'Prophet of the Christian Social Manifesto: Joseph Caspar Husslein, S.J.' and 'Daniel A. Lord, S.J., The Restless Flame: Thinking Big in a Parochial World.'
‘The Birth of a Nation’ sparked decades of racial violence. This Jesuit understood its unholy power.
Daniel Lord, S.J., saw the movie as an ominous portent of how a powerful new medium could be used for the wrong ends.