My Featured Blogger this week is Laura of Enough Light. Dallas Theological Seminary graduate and preacher/teacher Laura lives with her husband Bob and several beloved non-human family members. As a passionate supporter of authentic Christianity, she’s not afraid to throw down the gauntlet when the church wanders too far afield. So, although this post may rattle some, she feels the topic is simply too important to ignore. And so do I.
We all need to consider the phenomenon and rise of Christian nationalism. If you have not heard this term, please note that it is NOT simple patriotism, although some Christian nationalists may call themselves patriots. There is nothing wrong with a Christian having a proper pride of country, that is NOT what this is about, just to be clear. Rather it is a conflation of the cross and the flag.
Back in September 2020 I posted about a book from 2005: The Myth of a Christian Nation, How the Quest for Political Power is Destroying the Church by Greg Boyd. Boyd was writing about a problem that was then in a more rudimentary state, compared to now that is. Here is Boyd’s summary of the book’s thesis. It is too bad his concerns weren’t more heeded back in 2005!
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