Lisa Sharon Harper: A Message to the Church on the Fourth of July

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 Director of Mobilizing at Sojourners Lisa Sharon Harper reflects on the meaning of freedom.

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Check back in the next few days for more “Messages to the Church on the Fourth of July,” from Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Callid Keefe-Perry and Roger Wolsey.  And see what Brian McLaren had to say here.

So what do you think:  What does it mean to love God and love Country?  How does your faith affect your patriotism?

 


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