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Myth of a Christian Nation

This message was delivered at Arch Street United Methodist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 16, 2015. My argument is that the claim that the United States was founded as a Christian nation is both bad history and bad theology.  84 more words

American Religion

They Were All On Stage Because of God's Inspiration Megyn

Concerning the last segment of the first Republican Presidential debate for 2016, moderated by FoxNews on August 6th, 2015;

Megyn Kelley was one of three ‘moderators’ in what was more a Q & A than a debate between candidates. 1,227 more words


Political Theology: Theocracy

Behind the whole idea of Niebuhr’s Christ & Culture types (a brief overview of which can be read here) is the notion of some sort of interaction between faith and the public life — the idea of public theology.   909 more words

Public Theology

RECOMMENDED: The Final Break Between God and Country (Thomas Kidd)

“Perhaps the best thing that can come out of the gay marriage decision is for the church to make a final break between our faith and our nation.”

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