Jesus is at the Border: Immigration, Barriers, and God’s Economy

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I am not a politician, so I’m not an expert on immigration policies.I am not an economist, so I’m not an expert on the economic benefits or burdens of immigration.But I am a public theologian. I try to understand how we can participate with God in setting things right, healing the world, and reconciling human beings with one another, with the world, and with God.How is God setting things right? Jesus, in one of his most important, if also confusing, prayers, offered these words of uni … [Read more...]

Two Things the Hobby Lobby Case Tells Us about Politics and Being Christian

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Since the Hobby Lobby case, I have learned two things about being Christian.First, being Christian means that you are right and that the other side is not only wrong, but a detriment to American freedom. Conservatives are boasting that their victory over liberals is a “welcoming gesture not only toward religious freedom, but also freedom of conscience.” The blog Seasons of Grace asks that we join the author “in a prayer of thanks at this ruling.” Joining in prayer is all well and good, but ap … [Read more...]


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