“Hear these words, ‘My God, My God, Why have you forsaken me?’ and know that the Son of God has taken our place, become for us the abandonment our sin produces, so that we may live confident that the world has been redeemed by this cross.” –Stanley Hauerwas, Cross-Shattered Christ
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God has put North American Christians in this world under an allegedly democratic polity in a capitalist economy and with state-run education, a military budget, and gun violence in the streets — as well as rates of incarceration higher than any country in the world.
I came across this today and wanted to share it with my Theologian friends. It’s from the book “War and the American Difference.”
An Appeal to Abolish War… 1,205 more words
"Even Though I Hear He Is a Wonderful Guy . . . " (Excerpt from Nicholas Healy's Hauerwas: A (Very) Critical Introduction)
Nicholas M. Healy is professor of theology and religious studies at St. John’s University, Jamaica, New York. The following excerpt is taken from the opening chapter of his new book… 1,341 more words