Dear Christian: If the Thought of Either Romney or Obama Getting Elected Makes You Fearful, Angry, or Depressed, You Have What we Call a Theological Problem

Before we get going here, let’s be clear on what I.am.saying. and what I.am.not.saying. This is not a cynical, “I’m above it all,” anti-political rant. I am not telling you both candidates are the same. I am not telling you not to vote. I am not telling you to stop arguing about politics and coming to [Read More...]

Fear Leads to Anger: Unpacking Theological Belligerence

My point: Belligerence in theological discussions is a reaction to a deep fear—typically unperceived—that one’s metanarrative is under threat. Let me put that in English: People fight about their views of God because they are afraid of the consequences of being wrong. Being wrong about God is fearful because it destabilizes their way of looking at the universe and [Read More...]


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