The Problem With Scapegoats

From SBC dumping Guidepost Solutions to the Tennessee Statehouse

Sarah Stankorb
5 min readApr 18, 2023

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“The Scapegoat,” William Holman Hunt, (1854)

Back when I was a college religion student, my Bible professor happened to be a Presbyterian minister. He was young, wore round-rimmed glasses and bow-ties, and nearly bounced on the balls of his feet as he revealed historical nuance within scripture. I remember him being particularly gleeful as he connected…

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Sarah Stankorb

Sarah Stankorb, author of Disobedient Women, has published with The Washington Post, Marie Claire, and many others. @sarahstankorb www.sarahstankorb.com