Can a Christian be a patriot?

It is possible to be both a patriot and a Christian. It is not possible to confuse patriotism with Christianity and still be truly Christian. It is possible to love both God and country. To become confused about which love is absolute, and which conditioned upon the absolute, is to become an idolater or aContinue reading “Can a Christian be a patriot?”

On the impossibility of failing to condemn anti-Semitism

This note responds to a reply to an earlier—and too brief, and in its brevity perhaps a bit careless—comment of mine decrying our president’s response to a question about rising threats of anti-Semitic violence. So here I want to say something a little more carefully. I am grateful to anyone who reads my posts, andContinue reading “On the impossibility of failing to condemn anti-Semitism”