We have the obligation to be sure that justice, peace, and righteousness remain the higher standard by which the state is held accountable rather than aiding and abetting the state to redefine and co-opt that standard.
“The concept of retirement is not a biblical.” Another American political leader with Bible in hand ready to speak truth.
Short answer: Yes. Longer answer: Yes, of course, silly person. Just don’t break things. I’ll go a bit further. It is the Christian’s duty in civic affairs to hold powers to account when they see injustice done. There is more than one way of doing that, of course, and participating in or organizing a massive protests is one of those […]
I’ll make this short. In a public lecture given in 2011, N. T. Wright (“Kingdom and Cross”—which I make my Bible intro students watch every year) talks about the American Evangelical tendency to get tied up with power and place false hope in the political system. The true Christian responsibility, Wright reminds us, is not […]
1. Trump is completely crazy.* 2. Trump doesn’t even have hinges to become unhinged.# 3. Trump just can’t keep it zipped. His mouth, too.@ 4. Why are we even discussing this? 5. Sweet Jesus, do something. 6. Just look at his eyes, people. Look. at. them. 7. Dear God, are you there? It’s me, Pete. 8. I […]