Sunday Roundup: Tracing the Civil Rights Movement, the Future of OT in NHL, and Theology in 2069

It’s Sunday and it is time to catch up on the best the internet had to offer during the past week. If you have any article suggestions for the Sunday Roundup send me a tweet @tbone1225.

The children we encounter along our journey

Gabe Pfefer reflects on the Lenten lessons derived from the mother/son relationship of Mary and Jesus in his post “Relationship: One of Jesus’ most important final words” for Ephphathoughts.

The Civil Rights Movement’s inability to confront white supremacy at its core

Richard Thomas describes the process of simultaneously eliminating racist legislation and the white supremacist ideologies that under-gird them in his article “Lessons From #Selma50: #3 From White Sign to White Mind” for The Resist Daily.

Red Wings cannot coast now and still make the playoffs

Tom Mitsos joins team captain Henrik Zetterberg in calling the Red Wings out for excessive fear of puck in his post “Red Wings Respond to Captain’s Criticism in Statement Win” for The Hockey Writers.

Just ask the Ducks:  Naming your franchise after a movie is a bad idea

“Would you be proud if your city named its team after a Will Ferrell movie?” Tom Mitsos discusses why the Flint Firebirds is a better OHL team name than the Flint Tropics in his post “Flint Tropics Would Have Made Mockery of New OHL Team” for The Hockey Writers.

The NHL ponders reducing the amount of nightly skills competitions

Tom Mitsos discusses three systems intended to limit the amount of NHL games decided by shootouts in his post “Which Overtime Format Should the NHL Adopt?” for The Hockey Writers.

The future of theology is now (or 2069, one of the two)

“It’s 2069 and Rick Santorum was never even born.” In the spirit to Mallory Ortberg’s piece “It’s 2050 and Feminism Has Finally Won” for The Toast, Gabe Pfefer of Ephphathoughts writes a satirical religious post called “It’s 2069 and the Complementarians Have Finally Lost.”

Panthers catch Red Wings by the tail

“Why the Red Wings constantly play down to their opponents is a concept that I haven’t been able to grasp.” Tom Mitsos discusses the frightening fact that the Red Wings losing games they should be winning in “Panthers Perplex Red Wings Again” for The Hockey Writers.

Education matters for goalie Jared Coreau

Tom Mitsos of The Hockey Writers interviews Grand Rapids Griffins call-up and regular Toledo Walleyes goalie Jared Coreau in his article “Jared Coreau Q&A: Shower Singer Extraordinaire?”

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