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Tag Archives: Christianity & politics
Who is the “you” in “fret not yourself” (Psalm 37) ?
To cover complacency, inaction, and complicity in injustice by appropriating to oneself the “Fret not” that was spoken to someone else is bad faith.
My mouth filled with blessing: Psalm 34 as rule of life
What would it mean to take the first three verses of Psalm 34 as an individual and communal rule of life?
Share my opinion? I think wearing a mask in public spaces is a good idea under our current circumstances. Why should expressing my opinion on this question feel political? In the sense of political = partisan/pushy. It shouldn’t, but it does. And why should we think “partisan/pushy” when we hear the word “political”? We areContinue reading “Mask politics”
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?”