As part of our conversation on the new book Reborn on the Fourth of July: The Challenge of Faith, Patriotism and Conscience by Logan Mehl-Laituri, we invited several prominent Christian thought-leaders to offer a message to the church on the Fourth of July. They considered: how should our faith inform our patriotism?
Here, author and new monastic Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove shares why he can no longer hear fireworks without thinking about bombs dropping in Iraq.
What do you think: What does it mean to love God and love Country? How does your faith affect your patriotism?