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Piercing patriotic propaganda, from both sides

Now that July 4th is over–pool enjoyed, burgers devoured, fireworks ‘oohed’ and ‘ahhed’ over–it’s worth stepping back and asking, “How should American Christians feel about our heritage?” For most of my life, 5 simple words sufficed: “Proud to be an … Continue reading

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Country and Kingdom: I am not an American

(Part 2 of a series of developing a Christian theology of involvement. See Part 1 here.) “Becoming a Christian means ceasing to be Japanese.” It’s a sentiment I’ve heard countless times around the world. Swap that final word, ¬†and I’ve … Continue reading

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