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Trying to Defend Christianity by Betraying It

Trying to Defend Christianity by Betraying It February 7, 2013

Tim Gombis has shared some powerful thoughts about fundamentalism. Here is a sample:

The fundamentalist error is the assumption that when I perceive some fundamental of the Christian faith to be threatened, I have the prerogative to be violent.

The implicit logic at work here is that at critical moments the best way to defend the Christian faith is to betray it.  The most effective way to advance the cause of Christ is to disobey his commands.

It is the conviction that James is wrong when he says that “the anger of man does not bring about the righteousness of God” (James 1:20).

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